The Dream Machines: An Illustrated History Of The Spaceship In Art, Science And Literature

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  • Publish Date: 1993-07-01
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Ron Miller

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Unique in the literature of spaceflight, this book is an encyclopedic history of the spaceship from the earliest yearnings for space travel to plans for the distant future. Covering in unprecedented detail over 2,000 years of spaceship design, the text chronologically documents thousands of events, with illustrations and photos graphically demonstrating the centuries-long evolution of an idea that has changed our world forever. Included are rare photos and illustrations from science fiction films, books, and magazines; unique drawings of Soviet spacecraft; NASA photos never before reproduced; and artwork specially commissioned for this book. The illustrations are reproduced in two colors throughout, with a sixteen-page full-color section, appendixes, bibliography, and index. It was the winner of the Booklist Editor's Choice 1994 Technology Award.

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