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  1. Contributor. Internet Archive. Language. English. xx, 225 pages ; 18 cm. "The Dream of Spaceflight is a meditation on the meaning of space exploration. The five chapters present a montage of images and reflections on the dream of spaceflight and its historical meaning.

  2. 4 de mai. de 2000 · Historian Wyn Wachhorst captures the essence of our birth as an interstellar species in The Dream of Spaceflight, a collection of five essays spanning 500 years of scientific and technological achievement.

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  4. One of few truly gifted essayists who have turned their talents to science, Wyn Wachhorst here fashions a luminous meditation on the meaning of space exploration from a montage of images and...

  5. 1 de jan. de 2001 · Article. The Dream of Spaceflight: Essays on the Near Edge of Infinity (review) January 2001. Technology and Culture 42 (4):815-817. DOI: 10.1353/tech.2001.0177. Authors:...

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  6. 4 de mai. de 2000 · The opening essay, a survey of major figures from Johannes Kepler to Werner von Braun, sees in the rise of spaceflight a metaphor of modern history as a recurrent story of transformation and rebirth. The second essay recalls the romantic vision of the decades prior to Sputnik, and sets our own nostalgia for those days against that ...

  7. Author: Wyn Wachhorst. Summary: Featuring a foreword by astronaut Buzz Aldrin, this series of essays discusses space flight as the embodiment of humanity's finest aspirations, using its rise as a metaphor of modern history in a recurrent story of transformation and rebirth. Print Book, English, ©2000. Edition: View all formats and editions.