9780760338155

Burt Rutan's Race to Space : The Magician of Mojave and His Flying Innovations

  • ISBN 13:

    9780760338155

  • ISBN 10:

    0760338159

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 07/07/2011
  • Publisher: Motorbooks Intl

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Summary

"Burt toldPopular Mechanics, 'If we make a courageous decision like the goal and program we kicked off for Apollo in 1961, we will see our children or grandchildren in outposts on other planets.' Fortunately, we need not rely solely on governments for expanding humanity's presence beyond the Earth." --Sir Arthur C. Clarke Burt Rutanrs"s Race to Spacechronicles how Burt Rutan has brought the world to the brink of affordable private space travel in the first complete visual record of his hundreds of designs, world records, and elite honors. Included are more than forty aircraft and spacecraft that have successfully flown with the help of his fellow pioneers, from innovative designers to courageous test pilots.

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