Space Flight: The Complete Story From Sputnik to Apollo - and Beyond

Space Flight: The Complete Story From Sputnik to Apollo - and Beyond

by Giles Sparrow
     
 

This illustrated book about the history of man in space covers the 50-year quest for the final frontier�from the first spaceflight to today�s missions and beyond. Covers US and Soviet space race, and charts the progress of technology needed to launch men into space. Space Flight includes a look at future planned space missions. Foreword by Buzz Aldrin.  See more details below

Overview

This illustrated book about the history of man in space covers the 50-year quest for the final frontier�from the first spaceflight to today�s missions and beyond. Covers US and Soviet space race, and charts the progress of technology needed to launch men into space. Space Flight includes a look at future planned space missions. Foreword by Buzz Aldrin.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780756656416
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
08/03/2009
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

Giles Sparrow studied astronomy at University College, London and science communication at Imperial College, London. He has acted as a consultant on and contributor to numerous popular science books. He is the author of several books, including The Universe and How to See It and was a major contributor to DK�s Universe: The Definitive Visual Guide.

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