The Penguin book of outer space exploration : NASA and the incredible story of human spaceflight / edited by John Logsdon ; foreword by Bill Nye.
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- ISBN: 9780143129950
- ISBN: 0143129953
- Physical Description: xviii, 374 pages : illustration ; 20 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York, New York : Penguin Books, 
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Prologue: The dream of centuries -- Getting ready for space exploration -- First steps -- "One small step . . . one giant leap" -- Steps toward an uncertain future -- Epilogue: the dream persists.
Using items in the NASA archive together with expert narrative guidance, this history of how Americans got to space begins with Wernher von Braun's vision for voyaging to Mars and ends with Elon Musk's contemporary plan to get there. It covers the founding of NASA, the first American astronauts in space, the moon landings, the Challenger disaster, and the Hubble Telescope repairs-- Provided by publisher.
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