SpaceEdition statement:1st ed. Published by : Mandarin Paperback Physical details: 815 ISBN:0749312025.
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STANLEY MOTT: US engineer in England on a secret mission. DIETER KOLFF: Brilliant rocket designer, snatched from Germany to the US in the waning days of WWII. NORMAN GRANT: naval hero of the battle of Leyte Gulf, destined for the Space Committee of the US Senate. JOHN POPE: high-school football star and student of astronomy, who joins the space programme as one of its early astronauts. Together, they pioneer America's faltering, sometimes quixotic and often heroic efforts to reach the moon and beyond.