Space: The First 50 Years: A Celebration with Sir Patrick Moore and HJP Arnold
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Title: Space: The First 50 Years: A Celebration with Sir Patrick Moore and HJP Arnold
ISBN: 1845333195
ISBN13: 978-1845333195
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Pages: 224 pages
Publisher: Mitchell Beazley (September 15, 2007)
Language: English
Category: Science & Math
Size PDF version: 1876 kb
Size EPUB version: 1273 kb
Subcategory: Astronomy & Space Science




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.