The Lunar Exploration Scrapbook - A Pictorial History of Lunar Vehicles
Item #: BookLunarScrap
The Lunar Exploration Scrapbook - A Pictorial History of Lunar Vehicles In The Lunar Exploration Scrapbook, Godwin combines modern computer graphics with old blueprints to create a full color history of the golden era of lunar exploration. Included in this remarkable book are over 80 different Lunar landers, over 80 lunar rovers and mobile laboratories (MOLAB), more than 50 lunar flying vehicles as well as sections on the Saturn and Nova rockets, lunar space suits, Command & Service module variants, LM laboratories and orbiters, training vehicles, lunar walkers and lunar shelters. Altogether over 750 color pictures of designs for lunar exploration vehicles, all from NASA, Boeing, Lockheed, Grumman, USAF, US Army, GE, Chrysler, North American Rockwell, Bell Aerospace, Martin, Bendix and more. No science fiction! From single-seat landers to rocket backpacks and lunar bulldozers, this study takes readers into the imagination of the world’s top aerospace engineers by presenting NASA’s lunar spacecraft research. A unique blend of history and imagination, this resource covers not only the actual exploration of the moon conducted during the Apollo program of the 1960s and 1970s, but also includes a presentation of dozens of spacecraft that were never built. Vivid, colorful renderings of the conceptual crafts—many of which are not available anywhere else—are also included, providing a visual progression of NASA’s technological advancements.
- Paperback: 224 pages
- Publisher: Collector's Guide Publishing, Inc. (December 1, 2007)
- Language: English