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The Resource The Penguin book of outer space exploration : NASA and the incredible story of human spaceflight, edited by John Logsdon ; foreword by Bill Nye

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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The Penguin book of outer space exploration : NASA and the incredible story of human spaceflight
Title
The Penguin book of outer space exploration
Title remainder
NASA and the incredible story of human spaceflight
Statement of responsibility
edited by John Logsdon ; foreword by Bill Nye
Title variation
NASA and the incredible story of human spaceflight
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Language
eng
Summary
"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"--
Summary
Traces the greatest moments in human spaceflight by weaving together essential, fascinating documents from NASA's history. Beginning with rocket genius Wernher von Braun's vision for voyaging to Mars, and closing with Elon Musk's contemporary plan to get there, this volume traces major events like the founding of NASA, the first American astronauts in space, the moon landings, the Challenger disaster, the daring Hubble Telescope repairs, and more
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10740144
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PUL
Dewey number
629.450973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
TL873
LC item number
.P46 2018
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1330
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1937-
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  • Logsdon, John M.
  • Nye, Bill
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  • United States
  • United States
  • Manned space flight
  • Exploration of outer space
  • Manned space flight
  • Outer space
  • Outer space
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adult
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NASA and the incredible story of human spaceflight
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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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Publication
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 375)
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volume
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text
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Contents
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
Control code
on1029086352
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xviii, 374 pages
Isbn
9780143129950
Lccn
2018009281
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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  • n
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illustrations
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(OCoLC)1029086352
Label
The Penguin book of outer space exploration : NASA and the incredible story of human spaceflight, edited by John Logsdon ; foreword by Bill Nye
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 375)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
on1029086352
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xviii, 374 pages
Isbn
9780143129950
Lccn
2018009281
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1029086352

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