Astronautics Bk 2
|Astronautics Book 2
by Ted Spitzmiller
To the Moon and Towards the Future, book 2 of Ted Spitzmiller’s definitive history of space exploration, examines the commitment by the American President John Kennedy to land a man on the Moon within the decade of the 1960s. It details the Gemini, Voskhod, Soyuz and Apollo programs . It reviews the development of the most complex machine devised by manthe Space Shuttleand follows the evolution of the space station. It highlights the effort to find extraterrestrial life and the exploration of the outer planets. This second volume also examines advanced propulsion technologies and speculates on what might lie ahead in space exploration.
"Recommended for general readers." Choice Academic Library review
"Covers the evolution of rocketry in great detail."News & Notes,NASA History Division