Coverart for item
The Resource Chasing the moon : the people, the politics, and the promise that launched America into the space age, Robert Stone and Alan Andres

Chasing the moon : the people, the politics, and the promise that launched America into the space age, Robert Stone and Alan Andres

Label
Chasing the moon : the people, the politics, and the promise that launched America into the space age
Title
Chasing the moon
Title remainder
the people, the politics, and the promise that launched America into the space age
Statement of responsibility
Robert Stone and Alan Andres
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A companion to PBS's American Experience draws on eyewitness accounts and newly discovered archival material to chronicle the stories of the visionaries who helped America win the space race with the first lunar landing"--Publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stone, Robert
Dewey number
629.45/4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Andres, Alan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Astronautics and state
  • Aeronautics and state
  • Space flight
  • Space race
  • Outer space
  • Astronautics and state
  • Aeronautics and state
  • Exploration of outer space
  • Space flight
  • Space race
  • Outer space
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Chasing the moon : the people, the politics, and the promise that launched America into the space age, Robert Stone and Alan Andres
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prologue : July 16, 1969 -- A place beyond the sky (1903-1950) -- The man who sold the moon (1951-1960) -- The New Frontier (1961-1963) -- Welcome to the space age (1964-1966) -- Earthrise (1967-1968) -- Magnificent desolation (1969) -- The final frontier (1970-1979) -- Afterword : After a few more revolutions around the sun
Control code
on1080556391
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 359 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates
Isbn
9781524798123
Lccn
2018059390
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1080556391
Label
Chasing the moon : the people, the politics, and the promise that launched America into the space age, Robert Stone and Alan Andres
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prologue : July 16, 1969 -- A place beyond the sky (1903-1950) -- The man who sold the moon (1951-1960) -- The New Frontier (1961-1963) -- Welcome to the space age (1964-1966) -- Earthrise (1967-1968) -- Magnificent desolation (1969) -- The final frontier (1970-1979) -- Afterword : After a few more revolutions around the sun
Control code
on1080556391
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 359 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates
Isbn
9781524798123
Lccn
2018059390
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1080556391

Library Locations

    • Central BranchBorrow it
      10 Kercheval Avenue, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI, 48236, US
      42.393738 -82.905326
    • Ewald BranchBorrow it
      15175 E. Jefferson, Grosse Pointe Park, MI, 48230, US
      42.377005 -82.937270
    • Woods BranchBorrow it
      20680 Mack Ave, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI, 48236, US
      42.442926 -82.906510
Processing Feedback ...