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

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In 1961, President John F. Kennedy proposed the nation spend twenty billion dollars to land a man on the Moon before the end of the decade. Stone and Andres reveal for the first time the unknown stories of the individuals whose imaginative work ac... Read more
Contents
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 f... Read more
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xiii, 359 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Publisher
2019

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