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    The Penguin Book of Outer Space Exploration: NASA and the Incredible Story of Human Spaceflight

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    The fascinating story of how NASA sent humans to explore outer space, told through a treasure trove of documents from the NASA archives

    Among all the technological accomplishments of the last century, none has captured our imagination more deeply than the movement of humans into outer space. From Sputnik to SpaceX, the story of that journey is told as never before in The Penguin Book of Outer Space Exploration.

    Renowned space historian John Logsdon has uncovered the most fascinating items in the NASA archive and woven them together with expert narrative guidance to create a history of how Americans got to space and what they've done there. Beginning with rocket genius Wernher von Braun's vision for voyaging to Mars and closing with Elon Musk's contemporary plan to get there, this volume traces major events like the founding of NASA, the first American astronauts in space, the moon landings, the Challenger disaster, the daring Hubble Telescope repairs and more.
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    Publisher: Penguin Classics
    Language: English
    Binding: Paperback
    Pages: 400
    ISBN: 9780143129950

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