Friday, December 11, 2009

Daily Mirror Book of Space (1970)

The Daily Mirror is a British newspaper founded in 1903. As part of the public facination with the moonlanding they issued this book.

Allward, Maurice F. Illustrated by Davies, Gordon. ‘Daily Mirror’ Book of Space. Feltham, England : Daily Mirror Books. (95 p.) 31 cm.

A loose encyclopedia of 27 articles on space topics varying 2-10 pgs in length. Covers space history, the planets, landing on the Moon, the V-2, the Saturn 5, space stations, and a moon base. Has very nice paintings of rockets, satellites, space stations, and astronauts.

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