American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy And The Great Space Race
  • American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy And The Great Space Race
  • American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy And The Great Space Race
ISBN: 006265506X
EAN13: 9780062655066
Language: English
Release Date: Apr 2, 2019
Pages: 592
Dimensions: 1.77" H x 9" L x 6" W
Weight: 1.43 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
Publisher:
`
Select Format Format: Hardcover Select Conditions Condition: Very Good

Selected

Format: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good

$4.38
Quantity
Almost Gone!
Only 1 at this price.
Add 4 More to Qualify
Buy 3, Get 1 Free
All Books Under $5

Select Conditions
  • Good $4.38 American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy And The Great Space Race
  • Very Good $4.38 American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy And The Great Space Race
Book Overview

On the fiftieth anniversary of the first lunar landing, acclaimed historian Douglas Brinkley takes a fresh look at the American space program, President John F. Kennedy's inspiring challenge, and the race to the moon.

Prepare to recall what it was like to be inspired and thrilled by American greatness. Doug Brinkley recounts, with deep research and exciting narrative, the bold spirit and faith in innovation embodied in John F. Kennedy's decision to launch a mission to the moon. His vision restored a vitality to America, something we could use today.--Walter Isaacson

Just months after being elected president of the United States, John F. Kennedy made an astonishing announcement to the nation: we would put a man on the moon by the end of the decade. In this engrossing epic of contemporary history, Douglas Brinkley returns to the 1960s to re-create one of humankind's most exciting and ambitious achievements. American Moonshot brings together the extraordinary political, cultural, and scientific factors that fueled the birth and development of NASA and the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo projects, which catapulted the United States to victory in the space race against the Soviet Union at the height of the Cold War.

Drawing on new primary source material and recent scholarship, Brinkley brings to life this fascinating history as Read More chevron_right

Frequently Asked Questions About American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy And The Great Space Race

Book Reviews (0)

0
  |   0  reviews
Did you read American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy And The Great Space Race? Please provide your feedback and rating to help other readers.
Write Review
Captcha

No customer reviews for the moment.