A Ball, a Dog, and a Monkey: 1957---The Space Race Begins

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Michael D'Antonio

Narrated By: Alan Sklar

Publisher: Tantor Media

Date: October 2007

Duration: 10 hours 53 minutes


Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Michael D'Antonio captures the wackiness of the first year of the space race as the Americans scrambled desperately to match the Soviets and President Eisenhower intervened to guarantee that the space program would not be run by the military.