The Resource Amazing stories of the space age : true tales of Nazis in orbit, soldiers on the moon, orphaned martian robots, and other fascinating accounts from the annals of spaceflight, Rod Pyle

Amazing stories of the space age : true tales of Nazis in orbit, soldiers on the moon, orphaned martian robots, and other fascinating accounts from the annals of spaceflight, Rod Pyle

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Amazing stories of the space age : true tales of Nazis in orbit, soldiers on the moon, orphaned martian robots, and other fascinating accounts from the annals of spaceflight
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Amazing stories of the space age
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true tales of Nazis in orbit, soldiers on the moon, orphaned martian robots, and other fascinating accounts from the annals of spaceflight
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Rod Pyle
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Language
eng
Summary
Reveals the most unusual space missions ever devised inside and outside of NASA during a time when nothing was too odd to be taken seriously, and the race to the moon and the threat from the Soviet Union trumped all other considerations. --Publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
629.409
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
TL670
LC item number
.P95 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Amazing stories of the space age : true tales of Nazis in orbit, soldiers on the moon, orphaned martian robots, and other fascinating accounts from the annals of spaceflight, Rod Pyle
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Amazing stories of the space age : true tales of Nazis in orbit, soldiers on the moon, orphaned martian robots, and other fascinating accounts from the annals of spaceflight, Rod Pyle
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Nazis in space: project silverbird -- Red moon: countering the communist threat on Earth and in space -- Das Marsprojekt: red planet armada -- Project Orion: we come in peace (with nuclear bombs!) -- LUNEX: Earth in the crosshairs -- The wheel: an inflatable space station -- Venusian empire: NASA's Mars/Venus flyby adventure -- Blue gemini: weaponizing orbit -- Flirting with death: the terrifying flight of Gemini 8 -- Manned orbiting laboratory: how to design, test, and never fly a space program -- Apollo 11: danger on the moon -- The first space shuttle: project dyna-soar -- Beyond the edge of space: the X-15B -- The sad, strange tale of Soyuz 1 -- The turtlenauts -- Falling to earth: the dangerous science of reentry -- Funeral for a viking: the end of Viking 1 -- Saving skylab: cowboys in space -- Near misses: danger stalks the space shuttle -- Showdown in space: firearms on the moon -- Buran: the Soviet Union's one-flight wonder -- Major Matt Mason: a man for the new space age
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ocn958141105
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23 cm
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Extent
341 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781633882218
Lccn
2016032507
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)958141105

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