1962 revised edition; "illustrated with photographs, diagrams, and maps"; Random House publishers, New York; hardbound in blue, red and black colorful boards with rocket along spine; very good condition with unmarked pages; dust jacket has edge wear.
From Dust Flap -
We are living in one of the most dynamic periods of history - the Age of Space. Fantastic achievements have occurred in an amazingly short time.
Since the first edition of this book was published in 1958, astronauts have orbited the earth in space vehicles. One satellite has sent back photographs of the far side of the moon. Others are giving mankind vast amounts of information about our planet Earth and its place in the solar system. Before long, satellites are expected to make world-wide television a reality...