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The Greatest Space Generation

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ISBN : 1942613229
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Wernher Von Braun

Author : Ernst Stuhlinger
ISBN : 0894649698
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Biography of Werner von Braun who developed rockets for the German military in World War II and for the United States military and space programs, written by two men who spent decades working with him.

The Mars Project

Author : Wernher Von Braun
ISBN : 0252062272
Genre : Fiction
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This classic on space travel was first published in 1953, when interplanetary space flight was considered science fiction by most of those who considered it at all. Here the German-born scientist Wernher von Braun detailed what he believed were the problems and possibilities inherent in a projected expedition to Mars. Today von Braun is recognized as the person most responsible for laying the groundwork for public acceptance of America's space program. When President Bush directed NASA in 1989 to prepare plans for an orbiting space station, lunar research bases, and human exploration of Mars, he was largely echoing what von Braun proposed in The Mars Project.

The Real Space Cowboys

Author : Ed Buckbee
ISBN : STANFORD:36105114538080
Genre : Science
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Presents a history of American manned space flight, focusing on the Mercury and Apollo astronauts, describing their training and voyages into space.

Von Braun

Author : Michael Neufeld
ISBN : 9780525435914
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Curator and space historian at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum delivers a brilliantly nuanced biography of controversial space pioneer Wernher von Braun. Chief rocket engineer of the Third Reich and one of the fathers of the U.S. space program, Wernher von Braun is a source of consistent fascination. Glorified as a visionary and vilified as a war criminal, he was a man of profound moral complexities, whose intelligence and charisma were coupled with an enormous and, some would say, blinding ambition. Based on new sources, Neufeld's biography delivers a meticulously researched and authoritative portrait of the creator of the V-2 rocket and his times, detailing how he was a man caught between morality and progress, between his dreams of the heavens and the earthbound realities of his life.

Dr Space

Author : Bob Ward
ISBN : 9781612514048
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Written by veteran aerospace journalist Bob Ward, who spent years investigating his subject, this biography presents a revealing but even-handed portrait of the father of modern rocketry. As he chronicles Wernher von Braun's life, Ward explodes many myths and misconceptions about the controversial genius who was a hero to some, a villain to others. The picture of von Braun that emerges is of a brilliant scientist with limitless curiosity and a drive to achieve his goals at almost any price from, developing the world's first ballistic missile used against the Allies in World War II to helping launch the first U.S. satellite that hurled Americans into space and the Saturn V super-booster that powered them to the moon. Along the way readers are introduced to the human side of this charismatic visionary who brought the United States into the Space Age.

Willy Ley

Author : Jared S. Buss
ISBN : 0813054435
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Already a highly respected rocket scientist and compatriot of Wernher von Braun, Willy Ley was the author of bestselling books and at the forefront of popular science journalism. But as von Braun came onto center stage with his Saturn rockets, Ley was ostracized and excluded from the limelight by younger historians and scientists. Buss gives us the first full-length biography of Ley, presenting his contribution to modern science and science journalism.

The Rocket Into Planetary Space

Author : Hermann Oberth
ISBN : 9783486990676
Genre : Science
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For all being interested in astronautics, this translation of Hermann Oberth’s classic work is a truly historic event. Readers will be impressed with this extraordinary pioneer and his incredible achievement. In a relatively short work of 1923, Hermann Oberth laid down the mathematical laws governing rocketry and spaceflight, and he offered practical design considerations based on those laws.

The Rocket Team

Author : Frederick I. Ordway
ISBN : 1894959825
Genre : Science
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Book & DVD. A complete history of the von Braun team, this biography covers the group of scientists and engineers who led the United States development of rocket science and technology from the end of World War II to the end of the space race. Responsible for developing and engineering the rockets behind Projects Mercury, Project Gemini, and Project Apollo, this is the only authoritative account of the Rocket Team. The accompanying DVD includes rare historical footage of many prominent figures from the space race era.

Conquest Of The Moon

Author : Wernher Von Braun
ISBN : UOM:39015047546448
Genre : Moon
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