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Books Books 21 - 30 of about 48 related to ...the Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age.   

The Sputniks Crisis and Early United States Space Policy: A Critique of the ...

Rip Bulkeley - Science - 1991 - 286 pages
An examination of American space policy in the 12 years after World War II and in particular of the reaction provoked by the launching of the first Sputnik satellite in 1957 ...
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Dark Side of the Moon: The Magnificent Madness of the American Lunar Quest

Gerard Degroot - History - 2006 - 321 pages
A selection of the History, Scientific American, and Quality Paperback Book Clubs For a very brief moment during the 1960s, America was moonstruck. Boys dreamt of being an ...
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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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Eisenhower's Sputnik Moment: The Race for Space and World Prestige

Yanek Mieczkowski - History - 2013 - 368 pages
In a critical Cold War moment, Dwight D. Eisenhower's presidency suddenly changed when the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the world's first satellite. What Ike called "a small ...
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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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