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Milestones of Space: Eleven Iconic Objects from the Smithsonian National Air ...

James E. David, David H. DeVorkin, Hunter Hollins, Thomas Lassman, Roger D. Launius, Stuart W. Leslie - Technology & Engineering - 2014 - 176 pages
DIVA beautifully illustrated history of the exploration of space through the most iconic objects from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum./divDIV /divDIVThroughout ...
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Spaceflight and the Myth of Presidential Leadership

Roger D. Launius, Howard E. McCurdy - Political Science - 1997 - 262 pages
In Spaceflight and the Myth of Presidential Leadership, ten contributors present compelling arguments and analyses that shed new light on the power and leadership of the nation ...
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Kingdom on the Mississippi Revisited: Nauvoo in Mormon History

Roger D. Launius, John E. Hallwas - History - 1996 - 282 pages
Who were the Nauvoo Mormons? Were they Jacksonian Americans or did they embody some other weltanschaung? Why did this tiny Illinois town become such a protracted battleground ...
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Differing Visions: Dissenters in Mormon History

Roger D. Launius, Linda Thatcher - Religion - 1998 - 416 pages
The first serious attempt to analyze the careers of converts who later left the Mormon church, this book contains selections about 18 Mormon dissenters--David Whitmer, Fawn ...
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Reconsidering a Century of Flight

Janet Rose Daly Bednarek, Roger D. Launius - Transportation - 2003 - 300 pages
Contains twelve essays in which leading aerospace historians consider the role of aviation in the twentieth century, exploring topics related to innovation and the technology ...
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Reconsidering Sputnik: Forty Years Since the Soviet Satellite

John M. Logsdon, Roger D. Launius, Robert William Smith - History - 2000 - 442 pages
This book explores Russia's stunning success of ushering in the space age by launching Sputnik and beating the United States into space. It also examines the formation of NASA ...
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Taking Off: A Century of Manned Flight

Jonathan Coopersmith, Roger D. Launius - Transportation - 2003 - 108 pages
2003 marks the centennial of manned flight, a major anniversary for an Earth-shattering accomplishment. The papers contained in this volume were presented at the 2003 American ...
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Alexander William Doniphan: Portrait of a Missouri Moderate

Roger D. Launius - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 316 pages
Alexander William Doniphan (1808-1887)--Missouri attorney, military figure, politician, and businessman--is one of the most significant figures in antebellum Missouri. From the ...
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Seasons in the Sun: The Story of Big League Baseball in Missouri

Roger D. Launius - History - 2002 - 192 pages
The heart of professional baseball, if not its roots, may be found in the American Midwest, especially in Missouri. In Seasons in the Sun, Roger D. Launius offers an excellent ...
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Innovation and the Development of Flight

Roger D. Launius - Technology & Engineering - 1999 - 335 pages
Perhaps no technological development in the century has more fundamentally transformed human life than the airplane and its support apparatus. The nature of flight, and the ...
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