New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1982. First Edition. Large Quarto (34cm x 25cm). Blue cloth boards (hardcover) with image embossed in silver on cover and titling in silver on spine; pictorial dustjacket; 544pp; illus. Near Fine copy; gently bumped bottom spine and cover corner; very slight shelf wear to extremities, else clean and tight. Very Good + dustwrapper; some shelf wear to extremities; small tear to cover edge; rubbing to front and back panels, else clean and sound. Astrophysicist and historian David Baker's comprehensive history of manned space flight. 328 illustrations and 32 pages of color.