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Title The Penguin book of outer space exploration : NASA and the incredible story of human spaceflight / edited by John Logsdon ; foreword by Bill Nye.

Publication Info. New York, New York : Penguin Books, [2018]
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  629.450973 PEN    DISPLAY
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Description xviii, 374 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Using items in the NASA archive together with expert narrative guidance, this history of how Americans got to space begins with Wernher von Braun's vision for voyaging to Mars and ends with Elon Musk's contemporary plan to get there. It covers the founding of NASA, the first American astronauts in space, the moon landings, the Challenger disaster, and the Hubble Telescope repairs-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Manned space flight -- United States -- History.
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- History.
Outer space -- Exploration -- History.
Added Author Logsdon, John M., 1937- editor.
Nye, Bill, writer of foreword.
Added Title NASA and the incredible story of human spaceflight
ISBN 9780143129950 (pbk.)
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