Titre : Famous Pioneers in Space. Famous Biographies...
Éditeur : Dodd, Mead & Co, New York
Date d'édition : 1963
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat du livre : Good
Etat de la jaquette : Good
Edition : First Edition
127,  pages, plates, cloth, DJ, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. Contents include Robert Goddard, Konstantin E. Tsiolkovsky, Theodore Von Karman, Hermann Julius Oberth, Wernher Von Braun, James A. Van Allen, Krafft Ehricke, Bernard A. Schriever, the Russian Cosmonauts and the American Astronauts. From the DJ: "Through following the brilliant, dedicated, courageous lives of these most modern of pioneers in uncharted areas, from Tsiolkovsky and Goddard to the Astronauts and Cosmonauts, the fascinated reader will traverse a crucial half century of space history. He will cover the launching of the world's first instrumental nose cone, understand about the famous "Operation Paperclip" and learn why Astronaut Carpenter was "lost" for forty-five minutes as he plunged trough space into the atmosphere after orbiting the Earth." ; Ex-Library. N° de réf. du libraire 33737
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