[Pdf/E–book] (Destined for the Stars)


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 Where did humanity et the idea that outer space is a frontier waiting to be explored Destined for the Stars unravels the popularization of to be explored Destined for the Stars unravels the popularization of science of space exploration "in America between 1944 and 1955 arguing that the success of the US space program was due not to "America between 1944 and 1955 arguing that the success of the US space program was due not to or economic superiority but was sustained by a culture that had long believed it was called by God to settle but was sustained by a culture that had long believed it was called by God to settle frontiers and prepare for the inevitable end of time and God’s final judgment Religious forces Newell finds were in no small way responsible for the crescend. .

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Destined for the Stars

Catherine L. Newell Ì 8 Summary

Un father of both the V 2 missile and the Saturn V rocket whose millennial conviction that God "wanted humankind to leave earth and explore other "humankind to leave Earth and explore other animated his life’s work Together they inspired a technological and scientific faith That  awoke A Deep  awoke a deep belief in a sense of divine destiny to reach the heavens The origins of their uest Newell concludes had less to do with the Cold War strife commonly associated with the space race and everything to do with the religious culture that contributed to the invention associated with the space race and everything to do with the religious culture that contributed to the invention space as the final frontie. ,

O of support for and interest in space exploration in the early 1950s well before project in the early 1950s well before Project the United States’ first human spaceflight program began in 1959   In this remarkable history Newell explores the connection began in 1959   In this remarkable history Newell explores the connection "the art of Chesley Bonestell the father of modern space art whose paintings drew inspiration from depictions "art of Chesley Bonestell the father of modern space art whose paintings drew inspiration from depictions the American West and the popularity of that art in Cold War America; Bonestell’s working partnership with science writer and rocket expert Willy Ley; and Ley and Bonestell’s relationship with Wernher von Bra.