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Rhuday-Perkovich, Olugbemisola

Above and Beyond: NASA's Journey to Tomorrow

(4) 4-6 This roughly chronological history of NASA touches on its inception; space missions with and without humans; the many scientific experiments conducted during missions; and the scientists, engineers, and astronauts associated with these endeavors, including a chapter on the decades-long path to diversification of the agency. Some topics are explored in depth, while others receive more superficial treatment. Sidebars, profiles of personnel, "fast facts," and frequent photographs crowd the pages. Bib., ind.


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