Reaching for the High Frontier: The American Pro-Space Movement, 1972-84

Hardcover | December 1, 1986

byMichael A. G. Michaud

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Reaching for the High Frontier tells the story of the pro-space movement from the end of the moon landing program to the beginning of the space station program. It describes the origins, constituencies, and goals of the various groups in the movement, and reviews their tactics, successes, and the opportunities they may have missed.

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Reaching for the High Frontier tells the story of the pro-space movement from the end of the moon landing program to the beginning of the space station program. It describes the origins, constituencies, and goals of the various groups in the movement, and reviews their tactics, successes, and the opportunities they may have missed.

Format:HardcoverDimensions:462 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:December 1, 1986Publisher:Praeger Publishers

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ISBN - 10:0275921514

ISBN - 13:9780275921514

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"Everyone interested in the U.S. space program should read Michael Michaud's Reaching for the High Frontier: The American Pro-Space Movement, 1972-84, both for enlightenment and for entertainment.... [The book] is a thorough accurate, and well-written history.... Michaud's fine book chronicles the origins and history of the pro-space movement up to 1984. It lays bare the shortcomings as well as the successes, the zany ideas and internecine warfare among various groups, and the admirable aspirations that motivate them.... Reaching for the High Frontier remains the best book yet written about the pro-space movement."-Sky & Telescope