8 Books About the History of Space Exploration

The triumphant, the tragic, and everything in between.

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Disasters in Space

By Hermann Woydt

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The Soviet Space Program

By Eberhard Rödel

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Return to Earth

By Buzz Aldrin

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Challenger: An American Tragedy

By Hugh Harris

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Moon Shot

By Alan Shepard and Deke Slayton

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By Henry S. F. Cooper Jr.

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Hidden Figures

By Margot Lee Shetterly

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Rocket Men

By Robert Kurson