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Books Books 11 - 20 of about 43 related to ...the Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age.   

The Missile and Space Race

Alan J. Levine - History - 1994 - 247 pages
This book is a history of the missile and space race in the 1950s and 1960s.
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The decision to go to the moon: Project Apollo and the national interest

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 ...
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John F. Kennedy and the Race to the Moon

J. Logsdon - Science - 2011 - 291 pages
While there are many biographies of JFK and accounts of the early years of US space efforts, this book uses primary source material and interviews with key participants to ...
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Defining NASA: The Historical Debate over the Agency's Mission

W. D. Kay - History - 2005 - 247 pages
Examines the politics behind the funding of NASA.
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The space race: from Sputnik to Apollo, and beyond

Donald William Cox - Astronautics and civilization - 1962 - 393 pages
From Sputnik to Apollo..and beyond. A provocative political-social history of the space age.
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Reconsidering Sputnik: Forty Years Since the Soviet Satellite

Roger D. Lanius, John M. Logsdon, Robert W. Smith - History - 2013 - 464 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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Epic Rivalry: The Inside Story of the Soviet and American Space Race

Von Hardesty, Gene Eisman - History - 2007 - 275 pages
Join the Super Friends as they unite against the bad guys and stand up for justice in this action-packed colouring book!
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To a Distant Day: The Rocket Pioneers

Chris Gainor - Science - 2008 - 236 pages
?Insightful, instructive, and definitely worth the read.??Greg Andres, Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada ?As someone who has been teaching a course on space ...
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