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The NASA Archives. 60 Years in Space
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Piers Bizony Roger Launius
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The NASA Archives. 60 Years in Space

Piers Bizony Roger Launius Andrew Chaikin Piers Bizony


Taschen GmbH

Photographs: collections;
Mathematics & Sciences;
Popular astronomy & space


468 pages

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To Infinity and Beyond Journey through the U.S. space program's fascinating pictorial history On October 1, 1958, the world's first civilian space agency opened for business as an emergency response to the Soviet Union's launch of Sputnik a year earlier. Within a decade, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, universally known as NASA, had evolved from modest research teams experimenting with small converted rockets into one of the greatest technological and managerial enterprises everknown, capable of sending men to the moon .

By:   Piers Bizony, Roger Launius, Andrew Chaikin
Edited by:   Piers Bizony, Piers Bizony
Imprint:   Taschen GmbH
Country of Publication:   Germany
Dimensions:   Height: 330mm,  Width: 330mm, 
Weight:   5.860kg
ISBN:   9783836569507
ISBN 10:   3836569507
Pages:   468
Publication Date:   February 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Piers Bizony is a science and technology writer. His publications include Atom, The Man Who Ran the Moon, Starman, and The Making of Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey. Andrew Chaikin is the author of the best-selling book A Man on the Moon, a detailed description of the Apollo lunar missions. This work formed the basis for the triple Emmy award-winning HBO series From the Earth to the Moon.

The book is exquisite-a tour-de-force and an important chronicle, not to mention an beautiful arts piece.

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