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Blueprint for space : science fiction to science fact

Author: Frederick I Ordway, III; Randy Liebermann; Ben Bova
Publisher: Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, [©1992]
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Blueprint for space.
Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, [©1992]
(DLC) 91003160
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick I Ordway, III; Randy Liebermann; Ben Bova
OCLC Number: 746975687
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (224 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The vision of spaceflight / Ben Bova --
Midsteps to the cosmos / Gerald S. Hawkins --
Dreams of space travel from antiquity to Verne / Frederick I. Ordway III --
The space ship as icon : designs from Verne to the early 1950s / Sam Moskowitz --
The rocket from earliest times through World War I / Frederick I. Ordway III --
Foundations of modern rocketry : 1920s and 1930s / Frank H. Winter --
Planning for spaceflight : 1880s to 1930s / Frank H. Winter --
Gathering momentum : Von Braun's work in the 1940s and 1950s / Ernst Stuhlinger --
Recollections of pre-sputnik days / Fred L. Whipple --
The Collier's and Disney series / Randy Liebermann --
The challenge of space : linking aspirations and political will / John M. Logsdon --
Project Appollo in retrospect / R. Cargill Hall --
Now that man has reached the moon, what next? / Wernher Von Braun, introduction by Ron Miller. Blueprint for leadership / Sally K. Ride, Alan Ladwig --
Spaceflight and the public mind / Edward O. Buckbee, Charles Walker --
Toward the moon, asteroids, and mars / William K. Hartmann --
The next 25 years in space / Thomas O. Paine --
Visions of the space generation : setting sights on new goals / Robert D. Richards, Todd B. Hawley, Peter H. Diamandis.
Responsibility: edited by Frederick I. Ordway III and Randy Liebermann ; prologue by Michael Collins ; epilogue by Arthur C. Clarke ; [contributors, Ben Bova and others].


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