Hamilton, John

Project Gemini

(4) 4-6 Space Race series. This series offers coverage of the major early periods in the American space program and related Soviet missions and astronauts. The formulaic presentation is accessible if not inspired. Missiles explains rocket technology and the early satellites that started the space race; Astronauts profiles historical and contemporary figures mainly, but not exclusively, from the U.S. Photos prominently feature spacecraft, scientists, and astronauts. All but Astronauts include a timeline. Glos., ind. Review covers these Space Race titles: Astronauts and Cosmonauts, Missiles and Spy Satellites, Project Apollo, Project Gemini, Project Mercury, and Space Stations and Beyond.


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