The First 50 Years

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Space: The First 50 Years chronicles the amazing advances and discoveries made during the momentous last half century, including the first manned spaceflight and first man in orbit, the first unmanned landing on the moon, the first craft to leave the Earth's orbit, the manned moon landings, the advent of the Space Shuttle, and the first probes to Mars, Venus and the outer planets - Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. All written with Patrick Moore's trademark clarity, simplicity, passion, and authority, and illustrated with the finest space photography, this book captures the drama, scale, majesty, and minutiae of the Universe.Also includes a foreword by Buzz Aldrin, and a countdown of the 50 greatest space images as chosen by the late space photography expert HJP Arnold, to whom this book stands as a tribute.
Publisher: Mitchell Beazley,
ISBN: 9781845333195
Branch Call Number: ANF 523.1 MOOR
Characteristics: 224 p. : ill. ; 29 cm


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