The Great Book of Astronautics: the men, the events, the vehicles, the technology, the history of the great adventure. Published in 1987 by Hymsa with issues of the science magazine ALGO.
Bound in hardcover with illustrated dust jacket. Format 26.5 x 32 cm. 200 pages lavishly illustrated with full color photographs and drawings. Spanish translation by Miguel Porta.
Copy in perfect condition, unused, although it retains two small circular pad ink stamps from its first owner.
This book aims to answer the question: what is Astronautics? In order to understand what the technique of interplanetary travel consists of and consequently the difficulties of launching a vehicle into space, this work offers an understanding of the adventure of discovering new worlds thanks to the help of the splendid illustrations and elaborate drawings that complement the explanations of the text, practically at the beginning of the space adventure in the 80s of the 20th century.
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