NASA Kennedy Space Center

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From Bumper V-2 rocket launches in 1950 to the launch of the Orion spacecraft atop a Delta IV rocket in 2014, NASA's Kennedy Space Center has served as the nation's portal to outer space for over 60 years. Images of Modern America: NASA Kennedy Space Center provides a fascinating look at the evolution of spacecraft technology and vintage images of Florida's scenic Merritt Island, known as the "Space Coast." This photographic history of the nation's premier spaceport looks back at the United States' glorious past in space exploration and ahead to its future.
ISBN: 9781467115384
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Florida
Series: Images of Modern America
Images: 154
Pages: 96
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Mark A. Chambers is a contract historical archivist for NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. He is the author of five aviation history books, including Arcadia Publishing's Flight Research at NASA Langley Research Center and Naval Air Station Patuxent River. Along with his father, Joseph R. Chambers, Mark coauthored the NASA special publication Emblems of Exploration: Logos of the NACA and NASA. Additionally, he has written numerous articles for the Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society and international aviation magazines.
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