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              Books by John M. Logsdon

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              Reconsidering Sputnik: Forty Years Since the Soviet Satellite
               

              Reconsidering Sputnik: Forty Years Since the Soviet Satellite (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Lanius, Roger D.; Logsdon, John M.; Smith, Robert W.

              • $84.99

              The contours of space exploration in the latter half of the 20th century owe much to the seminal but hardly singular event of Sputnik. This work looks at how the event changed history in 1957 when the former Soviet Union successfully launched Sputnik.

              ISBN 9781138012240
              Published 23 December 2014 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine
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              Reconsidering Sputnik: Forty Years Since the Soviet Satellite
               

              Reconsidering Sputnik: Forty Years Since the Soviet Satellite (Hardback)

              Edited by Launius, Roger D.; Logsdon, John M.; Smith, Robert W.

              • $300.00

              The contours of space exploration in the latter half of the 20th century owe much to the seminal but hardly singular event of Sputnik. This work looks at how this event changed history on October 4th, 1957 when the former Soviet Union successfully launched Sputnik 1.

              ISBN 9789057026232
              Published 31 October 2000 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine
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              John F. Kennedy and the Race to the Moon
                

              John F. Kennedy and the Race to the Moon (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Logsdon, John M.

              • RRP: $104.50
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              While there are many biographies of JFK and accounts of the early years of US space efforts, this book uses primary source material and interviews with key participants to provide a comprehensive account of how the actions taken by JFK's administration have shaped the course of t ...

              ISBN 9781137346490
              Published 22 May 2013 by Palgrave Macmillan
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology
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              After Apollo?: Richard Nixon and the American Space Program
                

              After Apollo?: Richard Nixon and the American Space Program (Hardback)

              By Logsdon, John M.

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              Once the United States landed on the moon in July 1969, it was up to President Nixon to decide what to do in space after Apollo. This book chronicles the decisions he made, including ending space exploration and approving the space shuttle. Those decisions determined the characte ...

              ISBN 9781137438522
              Published 1 April 2015 by Palgrave Macmillan
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology
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              John F. Kennedy and the Race to the Moon
                

              John F. Kennedy and the Race to the Moon (Hardback)

              By Logsdon, John M.

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              An eye-opening account timed for the 50th anniversary of JFK's We choose to go to the moon speech.

              ISBN 9780230110106
              Published 3 June 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan
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              Series Palgrave Studies in the History of Science and Technology
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              Together in Orbit: The Origins of International Participation in the Space Station
               

              Together in Orbit: The Origins of International Participation in the Space Station (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Administration, National Aeronautics and; Logsdon, John M.

              • $49.50

              On January 25, 1984, in his annual State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress, President Ronald Reagan announced that tonight, I am directing NASA to develop a permanently manned space station and to do it within the decade. A few moments later, he added: We want o ...

              ISBN 9781493656998
              Published 2 November 2013 by Createspace
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              Exploring the Unknown: Selected Documents in the History of the U.S. Civil Space Program, Volume I: Organizing for Exploration
               

              Exploring the Unknown: Selected Documents in the History of the U.S. Civil Space Program, Volume I: Organizing for Exploration (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Administration, National Aeronautics and; Edited by Logsdon, John M.; Contributions by Lear, Linda J.

              • $93.50

              One of the most important developments of the twentieth century has been the movement of humanity into space with machines and people. The underpinnings of that movement- why it took the shape it did; which individuals and organizations were involved; what factors drove a particu ...

              ISBN 9781495405440
              Published 1 February 2014 by Createspace
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              Exploring the Unknown Volume IV: Accessing Space: Selected Documents in the History of the U.S. Civil Space Program
               

              Exploring the Unknown Volume IV: Accessing Space: Selected Documents in the History of the U.S. Civil Space Program (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Logsdon, John M.; Williamson, Ray A.; Launius, Roger D.

              • $82.50

              The documents selected for inclusion in this volume are presented in four major chapters, each covering a particular aspect of access to space and the manner in which it has developed over time. These chapters focus on the evolution toward the giant Saturn V rocket, the developme ...

              ISBN 9781470070137
              Published 12 May 2008 by Createspace
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              Managing the Moon Program: Lessons Learned From Apollo. Monograph in Aerospace History, No. 14, 1999.
                

              Managing the Moon Program: Lessons Learned From Apollo. Monograph in Aerospace History, No. 14, 1999. (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Logsdon, John M.; By History Division, Nasa

              • $61.99

              First published in 1999 as volume 14 in the NASA Monograph in Aerospace History series. This study contains photographs and illustrations.

              ISBN 9781780393193
              Published 1 March 2011 by Books Express Publishing
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              Exploring the Unknown: Selected Documents in the History of the U.S. Civil Space Program, Volume VI: Space and Earth Science (NASA History Series SP-2004-4407)
                

              Exploring the Unknown: Selected Documents in the History of the U.S. Civil Space Program, Volume VI: Space and Earth Science (NASA History Series SP-2004-4407) (Hardback)

              By Logsdon, John M.; Contributions by Launius, Roger D.; By History Division, Nasa

              • $164.50
              ISBN 9781780396989
              Published 1 June 2005 by Books Express Publishing
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