Walter A. McDougall

Finalist, 1985 National Book Awards

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…The Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age

cover of The Heavens and the Earthy by Walter A McDougall
ISBN 9780801857485 Basic Books

Drawing on published literature, archival sources in both the United States and Europe, interviews with many of the key participants, and important declassified material, such as the National Security Council's first policy paper on space, McDougall examines U.S., European, and Soviet space programs and their politics. More about this book >

  • NONFICTION FINALIST National Book Awards 1985 >

    Selected by Adrienne Mayor >

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