How We Got to the Moon: The Story of German Space Pioneers

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Twenty-First Century Science Associates, 1993 - Science - 363 pages
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Mankind's greatest accomplishment was the 1969 landing on the Moon. This book describes the 40-year effort by the German space pioneers to develop the science & technology of spaceflight, & organize public support for the exploration of the Moon & Mars. It includes biographical portraits of German space pioneers Hermann Oberth, Willy Ley, Wernher von Braun, & Krafft Ehricke. Their efforts began in the 1920s & continued through the 1930s, despite the Depression, & through World War II. After they came to America following the end of the war, they became the core rocket team that put America on the Moon. The German space pioneers also detailed many space exploration projects which are still to be carried out, & the book outlines what the space program of the future could look like. Order HOW WE GOT TO THE MOON from 21st Century Science Associates, P.O. Box 16285, Washington, D.C. 20041, (703) 777-7473.

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