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Chasing the moon : the people, the politics, and the promise that launched America into the space age

Stone, Robert 1958- (author.). Andres, Alan, (author.).

Summary: "A companion to PBS's American Experience draws on eyewitness accounts and newly discovered archival material to chronicle the stories of the visionaries who helped America win the space race with the first lunar landing"--Publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9781524798123
  • ISBN: 1524798126
  • Physical Description: print
    xiii, 359 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, an imprint of Random House, [2019]

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General Note:
"A companion book to the American Experience film on PBS" -- jacket.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [317]-338) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Prologue: July 16, 1969 -- A place beyond the sky (1903-1950) -- The man who sold the moon (1952-1960) -- The New Frontier (1961-1963) -- Welcome to the space age (1964-1966) -- Earthrise (1967-1968) -- Magnificent desolation (1969) -- The final frontier (1970-1979) -- Afterword: After a few more revolutions around the sun.
Subject: Astronautics and state United States History 20th century
Aeronautics and state United States History 20th century
Space flight History 20th century
Space race
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Aeronautics & Astronautics
SCIENCE / Space Science
Astronautics and state
Aeronautics and state
Exploration of outer space
Space flight
Space race
Space race
Outer space Exploration History 20th century
Outer space
United States
Outer space Exploration
Genre: History.

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