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Space and the American imagination / Howard E. McCurdy.

By: McCurdy, Howard E.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2011Edition: 2nd ed.Description: x, 395 p. : ill., facsims., ports. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780801898679 (hardcover : alk. paper); 0801898676 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9780801898686 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0801898684 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Astronautics -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Astronautics -- United States -- Public opinion -- History | Astronautics and state -- United States -- History | Mass media -- United States -- Influence -- History | Popular culture -- United States -- History | Science fiction -- History and criticismDDC classification:
Contents:
The vision -- Making space flight seem real -- The Cold War -- Apollo : the aura of competence -- Mysteries of life -- The extraterrestrial frontier -- Stations in space -- Spacecraft -- Robots -- Space commerce -- Back on Earth.
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Originally published: Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, c1997.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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