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Author Stone, Robert, 1958- author.

Title Chasing the moon : the people, the politics, and the promise that launched America into the space age / Robert Stone and Alan Andres.

Publication Info. New York : Ballantine Books, [2019]


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Edition First edition.
Description xiii, 359 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue : July 16, 1969 -- A place beyond the sky (1903-1950) -- The man who sold the moon (1951-1960) -- 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.
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.
Subject Astronautics and state -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Aeronautics and state -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Space flight -- History -- 20th century.
Space race.
Outer space -- Exploration -- History -- 20th century.
Astronautics and state. (OCoLC)fst00819576
Aeronautics and state. (OCoLC)fst00798411
Exploration of outer space. (OCoLC)fst01353078
Space flight. (OCoLC)fst01127676
Space race. (OCoLC)fst01127802
Outer space. (OCoLC)fst01243437
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Andres, Alan, author.
ISBN 9781524798123 (hardcover)
1524798126 (hardcover)

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