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Space: The Finest Book of the Frontier, 13 Sep 2002
I truely feel that this book is fantastic. It covers the history of space exploration from the earliest rocket tests and theories to up to date missions - and what's more it is all done in photographs. A fine photographic account of the men involved, the sacrifices made and all the many achievements done in space by mankind.
Andrew Chaikin has done it again and in great style. This is an exceptional book and is ideal as an accompaniment to 'Full Moon' by Michael Light. Andrew is one of the greatest historians of space exploration around today.
With a great and incisive foreward by the legend that is Captain James Lovell (Project Gemini and Apollo 8 + 13 astronaunt), this book is a must for anyone interested in the exploration of space and for anyone who wants to learn more about it.