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Beyond Horizons: A Half Century of Air Force Space Leadership

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Beyond Horizons: A Half Century of Air Force Space Leadership
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Publisher: AU Press
ISBN/ASIN: 1585660604
Number of pages: 422

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This book tells the story of the origins and development of the United States Air Force's space program from its earliest beginnings in the post Second World War period to its emergence as a critical operational presence in the Persian Gulf War.

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