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Author Name    Bremmer, Francis, Editor.

Title   SPACE WORLD YEARBOOK.

Binding   Soft Cover

Book Condition   Very Good-

Publisher   Amherst, Wisconsin Palmer Publications 1965

Illustrator   Roy Scarfo, Paul Rossi, et al.

Seller ID   28938

111 pp, 12" H. Color photographs, drawings, b&w drawings, diagrams. Opens with a dedication and photograph of President Kennedy, followed by a sequence of color illustrations of spacecraft of the period. Text "Nuclear Rocket Spacecraft for Manned Exploration of Mars" is followed by b&w drawings. "The Astronauts" section begins with a color group shot of "The Mercury Seven", followed by full page color head shots of each astronaut. Next is "The Nine" (group shot / head shots) and "The Fourteen" (group shot / head shots). "Space Launchings From October, 1957 through December, 1964" (Source: Goddard Space Center) lists information under the headings: Object / Code Name / Catalogue Number / Source (primarily US, USSR) / Launch / Nodal Period / Inclination / Apogee Km. / Perigee Km. / Decay. "Weather Satellite Record" gives information under the headings: Satellite / Launch Date / Lifetime / Inclination / Pictures Taken. "Major NASA Milestones" follows, covering 1959 to 1964. A thirteen page section on "Launch Vehicles" gives technical data and a scale drawing of each of the major launch vehicles used for the United States' Space Effort. The next section covers 14 'noteworthy' U.S. Satellites, with technical data for all 14 and illustrations for 13 (there is no drawing of the San Marco). An Appedix provides information on some of the illustrations and brief biographical details for the astronauts. Interior - slight cracking of spine between pages 30/31, but pages holding firmly, small light stain in caption of picture on page 41, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - 1 1/2" dia area of light waviness on rear cover - migrates back into pages to approx. page 85 (my have been caused by slight dampness, but no watermarks), a 3" x 1" area of tiny light foxing marks on front cover, slight browning at top edge of both covers, minor soiling on covers, light bump at bottom of spine, small crease at bottom corner of both covers

Space  Exploration,  NASA,  Space  Flight,  Gemini,  Mercury,  Apollo,  United  States,  Atlas  Booster,  Agena,  Titan  Booster,  Spacecraft,  Launch  Sequence,  Rockets,  Astronauts,  Nuclear  Rocket  Spacecraft,  Manned  Exploration,  Mars,  General  Electric,  LEM,  Lunar  Exploration  Module,  Malcolm  Scott  Carpenter,  Leroy  Gordon  Cooper,  John  Herschel  Glenn,  Virgil  Ivan  Grissom,  Gus  Grissom,  Walter  Marty  Shirra,  Alan  Bartlett  Shepard,  Donald  Kent  Stayton,  Neil  Armstrong,  Frank  Borman,  Charles  Conrad,  James  A.  Lovell,  James  McDivitt,  Elliot  See,  Thomas  Stafford,  Edward  H.  White,  Edwin  Aldrin,  William  Anders,  Charles  Bassett,  Alan  Bean,  Eugene  Cernan,  Roger  B.  Chaffee,  Michael  Collins,  R.  Walter  Cunningham,  Donn  Eisele,  Theodore  Freeman,  Richard  F.  Gordon,  Russell  Schweickart,  David  R.  Scott,  Clifton  C.  Williams,  Goddard  Space  Flight  Center,  Sputnik,  Vanguard,  Explorer,  Pioneer,  Discoverer,  Space  Capsules,  Probes,  Ranger,  Friendship,  Cosmos,  Aurora,  Oscar,  Alpha,  Vostok,  Mariner,  Alouette,  Lambda,  Omicron,  Upsilon,  Telstar,  Centaur,  Elektron,  Saturn,  Ariel,  Weather  Satellites,  Tiros,  Nimbus,  Launch  Vehicles,  Atlas-Agena,  Juno,  Little  Joe,  Mercury-Atlas,  Rocketdyne,  Propulsion,  Mercury-Redstone,  Sperry  Rand,  Pratt  And  Whitney,  General  Dynamics,  Chance  Vought  Corporation,  Thiokol  Chemical,  Hercules  Powder,  Allegany  Ballistics,  Douglas  Aircraft,  North  American  Aviation,  Aerojet  General,  Scout,  Thor-able  Star,  Thor-Agena,  Lockheed,  Bell  Aerospace,  Oso,  Echo,  Syncom,  Ogo,  Nimbus,  San  Marco,  Technology,  Mid  20th  Century. 

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