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Title:Two Sides of the Moon: Our Story of the Cold War Space Race
Price:AUD$11.95 (about USD$9.10)
ISBN:9780743259736
Item ID:P002-6702
Quantity:1
Publisher:Simon & Schuster, London, 2004
Edition:First
Binding:Trade Paperback
Condition:Very Good (ex-library)
Simon & Schuster, 2004, Trade Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good (ex-library), First

First impression. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 415 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Library stamps etc only on endpapers, half-title page.. This book is available and ready to be shipped.. Growing up on either side of the Iron Curtain, Alexei Leonov and David Scott shared the same dream -- to become a pilot. Excelling at flying, they were chosen by their countries' burgeoning space programmes to be part of the greatest technological race ever -- to land a man on the moon. Cosmonaut Alexei Leonov became the first man to walk in space. He won a place in history, but almost lost his life. In 1966, David Scott and Neil Armstrong were seconds away from dying as Gemini 8 spun violently out of control across space. Both men survived against dramatic odds and Scott went on to command the most complex expedition in the history of space exploration, Apollo 15. When the US and USSR space programmes were eventually brought together in the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project, Scott and Leonov finally met. The project marked the end of the Cold War silence and started a friendship that would last for decades. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography & Autobiography; 1960s; Science & Technology. ISBN: 0743259734. ISBN/EAN: 9780743259736. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 6702.
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