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  • United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- History -- 20th century.
     
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    American moonshot : John F. Kennedy and the great space race / Douglas Brinkley.
    by Brinkley, Douglas, author.
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  • Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 -- Influence.
  •  
  • United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- History -- 20th century.
  •  
  • Space flight to the moon -- History -- 20th century.
  •  
  • Space race -- United States.
  •  
  • Astronautics and state -- United States.
  •  
  • Manned space flight -- History -- 20th century.
  •  
  • Astronautics -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
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  • Moon -- Exploration -- Government policy -- United States.
  • ISBN: 
    9780062655066
    006265506X
    Description: 
    xxv, 548 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 24 cm
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    First edition.
    Contents: 
    Preface: Kennedy's new ocean -- Rockets. Dr. Robert Goddard meets Buck Rogers ; Kennedy, von Braun, and the crucible of World War II ; Surviving a savage war ; Who's afraid of the V-2? -- Generation Sputnik. Spooked into the space race ; Sputnik revolution ; Missile gaps and the creation of NASA ; Mercury Seven to the rescue ; Kennedy for President -- Moonbound. Skyward with James Webb ; Yuri Gagarin and Alan Shepard ; ""Going to the moon": Washington, DC, May 25, 1961 ; Searching for moonlight in Tulsa and Vienna ; Moon momentum with television and Gus Grissom ; Godspeed, John Glenn ; Scott Carpenter, Telstar, and presidential space touring -- Projects Gemini and Apollo. "We choose to go to the moon": Rice University, September 12, 1962 ; Gemini Nine and Wally Schirra ; State of space exploration ; "The space effort must go on" ; Cape Kennedy -- Epilogue: The triumph of Apollo 11.
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    TL789.8.U5 B75 2019Circulating BooksChecked InSt. Clair County Community CollegeAdd Copy to MyList

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