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Apollo's legacy : perspectives on the moon landings

Author: Roger D Launius
Publisher: Washington, DC : Smithsonian Books, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Apollo missions marked the first time human beings left Earth's orbit and visited another world. Launius surveys a wide range of viewpoints and narratives, both positive and negative, surrounding the program. These include the argument that Apollo epitomizes American technological-- and political-- progress; technological and scientific advances garnered from the program; critiques from both sides of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Launius, Roger D., author.
Apollo's legacy
Washington, DC : Smithsonian Books, 2019
(DLC) 2018037503
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger D Launius
ISBN: 9781588346490 1588346498
OCLC Number: 1048054778
Description: xxiii, 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Versions of reality --
A moment in time --
The most powerful technology ever conceived --
Heroes in a vacuum --
Ex luna, scientia --
Apollo imagery and vicarious exploration --
Applying knowledge from Apollo to this-world problems --
Apollo and the religion of spaceflight --
Abandoned in place --
Denying the Apollo Moon landings.
Responsibility: Roger D. Launius.

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The Apollo missions marked the first time human beings left Earth's orbit and visited another world. Launius surveys a wide range of viewpoints and narratives, both positive and negative, surrounding the program. These include the argument that Apollo epitomizes American technological-- and political-- progress; technological and scientific advances garnered from the program; critiques from both sides of the political spectrum about the program's expenses; and even conspiracy theories and denials of the program's very existence. -- adapted from jacket

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