PREFLIGHT 1949-1953

These were the seminal books in the childhood of many a NASA engineer and astronaut. Especially those books illustrated by Chesley Bonestell and based on Wernher von Braun's designs. They portrayed a "traveler's guide" to sights that no one had seen yet but would be right around the corner. The theme in these books over and over is: It is possible if we just work hard enough.
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