Aiming for the stars: the dreamers and doers of the space age
A compelling history of humankind's quest for the stars begins with the rocketry experiments of Wenher von Braun and others, and vividly recalls the Cold War space race that culminated in a manned moon mission and three decades of exploring the solar system.
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A Plurality of Worlds
The Call of the Cosmos
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