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NASA And The Incredible Story Of Human Spaceflight

Book Cover: The Penguin Book of Outer Space Exploration

Next month marks the 60th anniversary of one of Earth’s greatest contributors to technological advancement: NASA. Although NASA was initially created for competition in the Cold War, it has since provided insight into the origins of the universe, laid the foundations for inventions like modern cell phones, improved international diplomacy, delivered images that are ingrained in popular culture, and facilitated many more scientific, social, political, and technological advancements we take for granted every day.

The new book: "The Penguin Book Of Outer Space Exploration: NASA and the Incredible Story of Human Spaceflight" by space historian John Logsdon takes us on a journey from the shores of Florida to the moon and beyond by weaving together essential, fascinating documents from NASA’s history.

Joe talks to people on the radio for a living. In addition to countless impressive human "gets" - he has talked to a lot of Muppets. Joe grew up in Philadelphia, has been on the area airwaves for more than 25 years and currently lives in Washington County, NY with his wife, Kelly, and their dog, Brady. And yes, he reads every single book.
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