Milestones of Space: Eleven Iconic Objects from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

ed. by Michael J. Neufeld, with NASM curators
Book cover: Milestones of Space

Milestones of Space: Eleven Iconic Objects from the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Array , 2014, 10.25 x 8.25 inches, 176 pages.

Hardcover: ISBN 9780760344446, $30

Focusing on the most iconic objects and technology—such as Friendship 7,the Lunar Module 2, Neil Armstrong’s Lunar Suit, the Hubble Space Telescope, and Space Shuttle Discovery—this book profiles eleven of NASM’s most important breakthroughs in space technology. The NASM curators feature each object in detail with compelling timelines, sidebars and captions, and over 150 archival images that provide new and little-known insights into each object's development and historical context.