Dawn of the Space Age
The History of Space Exploration
The world held its breath in July 1969 as it watched the first humans leave footprints on the Moon. Decades later, the lure of space exploration still sparks our imaginations. This series chronicles the history of space exploration, from the invention of the rocket in China in the thirteenth century to the latest in space probes and technological advancements. Each book includes vivid images, time lines, diagrams, and captivating quotes from those who experienced space exploration firsthand.