T. A. Heppenheimer - History - 1997 - 398 pages
Exposes the behind-the-scenes events of the U.S. and Soviet space programs, describing key personalities, technologies, successes, and failures encountered along the way
John M. Logsdon - Science - 1970 - 187 pages
The decision announced by John F. Kennedy on May 25, 1961, initiating the expedition to the moon, is now documented in full for future students of history. To John Logsdon ...
Von Hardesty, Gene Eisman - History - 2008 - 275 pages
In commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the Sputnik launch, a lively study chronicles the epic race to the moon, drawing on rare photographs and behind-the-scenes ...
Howard E. McCurdy - History - 2011 - 395 pages
People dreamed of cosmic exploration—winged spaceships and lunar voyages; space stations and robot astronauts—long before it actually happened. Space and the American ...
Nathan C. Goldman - Law - 1992 - 321 pages
affect directly the lives of everyone for all time to come," Goldman believes it essential that we all help determine its direction.