Space: An Illustrated History of Space Exploration in Photographs by Andrew Chaikin

Space: An Illustrated History of Space Exploration in Photographs by Andrew Chaikin

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In vivid detail, this volume captures every aspect of the developments that have taken place in space exploration over the last six decades.

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In vivid and stunning detail this book captures every aspect of the astonishing developments that have taken place in space exploration over the last six decades. From the invention of rocket power and the launch of the first Earth-orbiting satellite, Sputnik, it traces the development of space exploration with a collection of remarkable images. Among the events captured are the momentous flight of Yuri Gagarin, the first human to orbit the Earth in Vostok 1 in April, 1961; the early Mercury spaceflights, which saw the Americans achieve their goals of putting astronauts into orbit; the flight of Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman in space; the first spacewalks; the Gemini missions, and the Apollo 11 mission when Neil Armstrong became the first human to set foot on the moon. The book

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SKU GOR004578442
Title Space: An Illustrated History of Space Exploration in Photographs
Author By (author) Andrew Chaikin
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Carlton Books Ltd
Year Published 2004
Number of Pages 256
ISBN 10 1844427439
ISBN 13 9781844427437
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Description

Details

In vivid and stunning detail this book captures every aspect of the astonishing developments that have taken place in space exploration over the last six decades. From the invention of rocket power and the launch of the first Earth-orbiting satellite, Sputnik, it traces the development of space exploration with a collection of remarkable images. Among the events captured are the momentous flight of Yuri Gagarin, the first human to orbit the Earth in Vostok 1 in April, 1961; the early Mercury spaceflights, which saw the Americans achieve their goals of putting astronauts into orbit; the flight of Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman in space; the first spacewalks; the Gemini missions, and the Apollo 11 mission when Neil Armstrong became the first human to set foot on the moon. The book
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR004578442
Title Space: An Illustrated History of Space Exploration in Photographs
Author By (author) Andrew Chaikin
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Carlton Books Ltd
Year Published 2004
Number of Pages 256
ISBN 10 1844427439
ISBN 13 9781844427437
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.