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Chariots for Apollo: The NASA History of Manned Lunar Spacecraft to 1969

Chariots for Apollo: The NASA History of Manned Lunar Spacecraft to 1969
  

Presents NASA's official history of the Apollo spacecraft and lunar modules. This title traces the design of the vehicles, their development, and their operation in space. It includes one hundred six photographs and illustrations that highlight the text, which begins with NASA's ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780486467566
Barcode 9780486467566
Published 26 March 2009 by Dover Publications Inc.
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Brooks, Courtney G.
By Grimwood, James M.
By Swenson, Loyd S.
By Dickson, Paul
Series Dover Books on Astronomy
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ISBN-13 9780486467566
ISBN-10 0486467562
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Dover Publications Inc.
Imprint Dover Publications Inc.
Publication Date 26 March 2009
Publication Country United States United States
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Brooks, Courtney G.
By Grimwood, James M.
By Swenson, Loyd S.
By Dickson, Paul
Series Dover Books on Astronomy
Category Astronautics
Number of Pages 576
Dimensions Width: 175mm
Height: 235mm
Spine: 30mm
Weight 862g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Other Specific Technologies
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 629.454
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Written by a trio of experts, here is NASA's official history of the Apollo spacecraft and lunar modules. It traces the design of the vehicles, their development, and their operation in space. One hundred six photographs and illustrations highlight the text, which begins with NASA's origins and concludes with the triumphant Apollo 11 moon mission. This is the reprint of the NASA Historical Series , Washington, D.C., 1979 edition.

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Author's Bio

Courtney Brooks is affiliated with International Business Machines and a research associate in the History Department of the University of Houston. James Grimwood has been NASA Johnson Space Center Historian since 1962. Loyd S. Swenson, Jr., is Professor of History at the University of Houston.

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