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Epic Rivalry: The Inside Story Of The Soviet And American Space Race
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|September 16, 2008

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The extraordinary saga that gripped the United States and Soviet Union during the Cold War—galvanized by the Sputnik launch in 1957, and culminated by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walking on the moon in 1969—is chronicled in this uniquely balanced…
Camera Aloft: Edward Steichen in the Great War
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|December 2, 2015

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Edward Steichen (1879–1973) played a key role in the development of photography in the twentieth century. He is well known for his varied career as an artist, a celebrated photographer and a museum curator. However, Steichen is less known for his pivotal role in…
Russian Aviation and Air Power in the Twentieth Century
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|June 11, 2014

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In the light of new archival material the editors take a fresh look at Russian aviation in the twentieth century. Presenting a comprehensive view of Russian aviation, from its genesis in the late czarist period to the present era, the approach is essentially…
Flight
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|November 15, 2011

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Flight is with high-quality images and diagrams on the history of flight and space travel as well as specific planes from the Wright flyer to the Zeppelin. How do planes stay in the air? How does a space shuttle overcome gravity? Which was the first plane to fly…
Epic Rivalry: Inside the Soviet and American Space Race
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|September 18, 2007

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When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon in 1969, they personified an almost unimaginable feat-the incredibly complex task of sending humans safely to another celestial body. This extraordinary odyssey, which grew from the rivalry between the United…
Into The Teeth Of The Tiger: Into The Teeth Of The Tiger

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Into the Teeth of the Tiger provides a vivid, pilot’s-eye view of one of the most extended projections of American air power in World War II Asia. Lopez chronicles every aspect of fighter combat in that theater: harrowing aerial battles, interludes of…
Great Aviators And Epic Flights
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|January 1, 2035

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Flight is now so universal that it reaches into every corner of life, from transportation and commerce to diplomacy and defense. Great Aviators and Epic Flights celebrates 18 of the most significant flights of the twentieth century. Beginning with the Wright…
Black Wings: Courageous Stories of African Americans in Aviation and Space History

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Colin Powell once observed that "a dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work." This sentiment is mirrored dramatically in the story of African Americans in aerospace history. The invention of the airplane in the…
Lindbergh: Flight’s Enigmatic Hero
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|November 30, 2002

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Charles A. Lindbergh astounded the world on May 21, 1927, with his successful solo flight from New York to Paris in The Spirit of St. Louis . Upon his return to the United States, he received an unprecedented welcome and was regarded as a hero to a generation of…