By Rod Pyle
A gigantic rocket that might use atomic bombs as propulsion (never brain the fallout), army bases at the moon that can goal enemies on the earth with nuclear guns, a scheme to spray-paint the lenses of Soviet undercover agent satellites in area, the rushed Soyuz 1 spacecraft that ended with the loss of life of its pilot, the near-disaster of the Apollo eleven moon touchdown, the mysterious Russian house trip that flew just once and was once then scrapped--these are only many of the unimaginable stories that Pyle has present in as soon as top-secret files in addition to bills that have been easily misplaced for lots of decades.
These tales, complimented via many rarely-seen pictures and illustrations, inform of a time whilst not anything was once too off-the-wall to be taken heavily, and the race to the moon and the probability from the Soviet Union trumped all different issues. Readers might be involved, amused, and infrequently chilled.
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Amazing Stories of the Space Age: True Tales of Nazis in Orbit, Soldiers on the Moon, Orphaned Martian Robots, and Other Fascinating Accounts from the Annals of Spaceflight by Rod Pyle