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Spaceflight : the complete story from Sputnik to shuttle-- and beyond

Author: Giles Sparrow
Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley Ltd., 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive history of space exploration chronicles the development of space technology, including rockets, vehicles, and equipment; the role of the "space race"; tragedies; key accomplishments; and past and future missions.
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Giles Sparrow
ISBN: 9781405318181 140531818X 9780756628581 075662858X 9780756656416 0756656419
OCLC Number: 124970031
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 320 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents: Rocket dreamers --
The dawn of the space age --
The race to the moon --
After Apollo --
Working in space --
Satellites and spaceprobes --
Into the future.
Responsibility: Giles Sparrow.

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Chronicles and celebrates man in space, from Sputnik's momentous foray to the other spellbinding missions planned. Including images, this book shows how satellite and manned missions have changed  Read more...

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