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Chaikin, Andrew 1956-

Works: 75 works in 211 publications in 3 languages and 13,815 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Drama  Interviews  Art  Anecdotes  Television adaptations  Quotations  Juvenile works  Interactive multimedia 
Roles: Editor, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: TL789.8.U6, 629.4540973
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The New solar system by J. Kelly Beatty ( Book )
35 editions published between 1981 and 1999 in English and held by 3,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A guide to the current state of planetary science and the solar system, incorporating the most recent research on, and discoveries in, the solar systems and beyond
A man on the moon : the voyages of the Apollo astronauts by Andrew Chaikin ( Book )
18 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 2,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on interviews with each of the twenty-four moon voyagers, Chaikin presents the story of the Apollo missions
Mission control, this is Apollo : the story of the first voyages to the moon by Andrew Chaikin ( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
July 20, 1969, marked one of the climactic moments in our history, the day Apollo 11 landed on the moon. But it is only one piece of a magnificent story. Mission Control, This Is Apollo, by the acclaimed Andrew Chaikin recounts space history from the Mercury missions through Apollo 17 and beyond. It is illustrated with stunning full-color paintings by astronaut Alan Bean, who walked on the moon with Pete Conrad on Apollo 12 and has devoted his post-NASA life to creating art. Handsome, informative, and dramatic, this is no textbook, it is the tale of humankind's greatest adventure in the last frontier: space
Full moon by Michael Light ( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains primary source material in the form of 129 photographs from the various Apollo lunar missions
Air and space : the National Air and Space Museum story of flight by Andrew Chaikin ( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Drawing on the peerless collections of the National Air and Space Museum...this magnificent book brings us the story of the conquest of the skies. From the first hot-air balloon to the Wright brothers, the Apollo Moon landing, the Mars Pathfinder mission, and beyond. Air and Space captures the daring innovators, brilliant discoveries, and breathtaking excitement of aviation and spaceflight as no other book has." Includes over 400 photographs and illustrations.--Jacket
Apollo : an eyewitness account by astronaut/explorer artist/moonwalker Alan Bean by Alan Bean ( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lunar module pilot for Apollo 12 presents his artistic interpretation and chronicles of the Apollo missions
Space by Andrew Chaikin ( Book )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and German and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of photographs from the records of American, Russian and other international space programs
Voices from the moon : Apollo astronauts describe their lunar experiences by Andrew Chaikin ( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides recollections from Apollo astronauts and a collection of photographs that document the history of the Apollo space program
A man on the moon by Andrew Chaikin ( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Commemorating the 30th anniversary of the first landing on the moon, July 20, 1969
A passion for Mars : intrepid explorers of the Red Planet by Andrew Chaikin ( Book )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: The quest for Mars is chronicled by bestselling author Andrew Chaikin in this story of a passionate band of Earthbound explorers caught in the irresistible pull of the Red Planet. They include celebrated figures: astronomer Carl Sagan, who champions the idea of life on Mars-; rocket scientist Wernher von Braun, drawing up plans for human Mars expeditions; and science-fiction author Ray Bradbury, standard-bearer for Mars's crucial place in human destiny. Readers also meet the rogue grad students known as the "Mars Underground," keepers of the flame when Mars falls off NASA's radar; biologist Jerry Soffen, looking for signs of life in a Martian meteorite; geologist Mike Malin, who defies skeptics to reveal a Mars no one imagines; and many others, including Chaikin himself, who served on the first Viking Mars landing and covered Mars exploration as a science journalist. Based on extensive interviews, illustrated with compelling images, and animated by the author's own passion, Chaikin's account will resonate with anyone who has ever dreamed of a journey to Mars
Space : a history of space exploration in photographs by Andrew Chaikin ( Book )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
50 years of space exploration and science is explored in photographs and accessible text. Both a comprehensive history of, and a portfolio of images (some rare or unique) from, the American, Russian and other space programs. "The photographs in this book capture a vision of the Heavens and our Earth with a crystal clarity which we are lucky enough to see with our own eyes." "The immensity... the beauty... the challenge... the triumph and the tragedies... are captured in Andy Chaikin's elegant photo history." Evocative, dramatic and fascinating, Space is a brilliant collection of more than 300 images that pay tribute to and trace the history of space exploration. This book covers fifty years of this immense human endeavor that started in earnest during the Cold War: Early theories on space travel - Pioneering flights by the Soviets - NASA's earliest missions - Apollo moon landings - The space shuttle - Space probes and space stations - The future of space exploration - The images -- some very rare - have been painstakingly researched from American, Russian and other space programs. As a result, this book is both a historical record of this astonishing era and a portfolio of the most stunning scenes ever photographed
When dinosaurs walked by Andrew Chaikin ( Book )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Dinosaurs Walked has been recommended as scientifically and artistically accurate by The Dinosaur Society's Book Review Committee, a nonprofit corporation for the advancement of dinosaur research, education and art
Josh Simpson : glass artist by Andrew Chaikin ( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Apollo 11 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Just ten years after sending experimental monkeys into space, Neil Armstrong stepped from the ladder of the Apollo 11 spacecraft onto the face of the moon and became the first human being to walk on its surface. The event was one of the crowning achievements in human history. Filled with the rich stories of the people who made it possible, this chronicles the historic mission that brought man to the moon. See how an army of engineers and scientists worked to live up to JFK's extraordinary challenge, and meet the men who were chosen for the mission
Project Gemini a bridge to the moon ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sometimes overlooked, Project Gemini was the crucible of America's space experience. Originally conceived as the "Mercury Mark II" program, the need to master rendezvous, EVA and long duration missions transformed Gemini into a bold new program ... a complex project providing the seasoning in men and machines that led to success in Apollo. Includes all the onboard Gemini motion picture footage, as well as unique footage of the development of the Gemini spacecraft and Titan II launch vehicle. Rare reels include a unique glimpse into the cockpit as a suited crewmember tests his ability to reach and view each control in the spacecraft. You'll see stacking operations of a Gemini-Titan, and see multi-angle coverage of every Gemini launch
Heaven and earth: First step ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Eagle has landed!" With those words, a collective dream of humankind came true. This program observes the first landing on the lunar surface from the perspective of the visionary technicians, scientists, and researchers who, in control rooms and laboratories, made it possible for Neil Armstrong to take his "one small step." Their exploits paved the way for eventual landings in the 21st century--on Mars
For all mankind by Al Reinert ( )
5 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features the film, "For all mankind," plus an interview with the filmmaker, over 100 images from NASA archives, accounts of every manned mission from Apollo 1 to Apollo 17, biographies of the astronauts, maps of lunar landing sites, diagrams of spacecrafts and equipment, an animated illustration of a lunar voyage, photographs of all the astronauts, and Brian Eno's original soudtrack
A man on the moon [the voyages of the Apollo astronauts] by Andrew Chaikin ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the night of July 20, 1969, our world changed forever when two Americans, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, walked on the moon
Die Sonne und ihre Planeten : Weltraumforschung in einer neuen Dimension ( Book )
2 editions published in 1983 in German and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man on the moon by Andrew Chaikin ( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A photographic history of the Apollo lunar missions as recalled by the astronauts who took part in the historic achievement. Volume one covers the years between 1962 when President Kennedy issued a challenge to send a man to the moon, to the landing of the Eagle in 1969
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Audience level: 0.22 (from 0.01 for When dinos ... to 0.56 for Apollo 11 ...)
Alternative Names
Chaikin, Andrew
チェイキン, アンドルー
English (139)
German (6)
Spanish (1)