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Air and Space The National Air and Space Museum Story of Flight

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ISBN-10: 0821226703

ISBN-13: 9780821226704

Edition: 1997

Authors: Andrew Chaikin, Smithsonian Institution Staff, Billy Graham

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This book is a landmark volume on the history of flight, as seen through the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum and its collections.
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Little Brown & Company
Publication date: 5/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 318
Size: 11.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.190
Language: English

Andrew Chaikin was born in 1956. At the age of nine, he became interested in outerspace and the moon when Ed White walked in space on Gemini 4. While studying geology at Brown University, Chaikin worked as an intern at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Upon graduation, he began his writing career, and eventually became an editor at Sky and Telescope magazine in the Boston area. Chaikin has written numerous articles for magazines, including Science Digest, Popular Science, and World Book. Coauthor of the book The New Solar System, the bible for planetary scientists and space artists, Chaikin's biggest accomplishment as a writer is his book A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo…