The Heavens and the Earth (Paperback)
A Political History of the Space Age
ACLS History E-Book Project, 9781597404280, 580pp.
Publication Date: November 7, 2008
"Once every decade or so, a book comes along that stands by itself as a remarkable contribution to the literature of a field. Such a work is Walter A. McDougall's... the Heavens and the Earth." -- Technology and Culture
" A] boldly conceived, elegantly written, and unfailingly provocative history of the new age of space." -- Science
" An] immensely readable and elegant book" -- Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.