For more than 25 years, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has been advancing aeronautical research and probing the mysteries of our solar system. This treasury of spectacular views - specially selected from NASA's own archives - recaptures the excitement and adventure of many great moments in America's exploration of space.
Twenty four breathtaking full-color photographs include the liftoff of Apollo 11, man's first lunar landing mission; astronauts walking on the moon and in space; the earth seen from lunar orbit by Apollo 8; the Apollo 17 lunar module Challenger floating to a safe splashdown; and a cluster of superb planetary views; the surface of Mars, Jupiter and its Great Red Spot, Venus, Saturn, planetary satellites and more.
These photographs assembled in one convenient volume offer an inexpensive, eye-catching way to send brief messages to space buffs, youngsters, astronomers-anyone intrigued by the awesome spectacle of the cosmos and man's first attempts to explore it. Please Click On Image For A Closer Look!