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Beyond Horizons - A Half Century of Air Force Space Leadership

Spires, David N.  Beyond Horizons A Half Century of Air Force Space Leadership Revised Edition. Air Force Space Command in association with Air University Press, Washington D.C.  383 p. 1998. 

This book gives detailed historical accounts of Air Force participation in the space program.  Since before NASA, the Air Force has played a major role in development and testing of spacecraft, and on the effects of air and space travel on humans. 

Part I (4.2MB) Adobe PDF Part II (2.6MB) Adobe PDF
Part III (2.3MB)Adobe PDF Part IV (2.1MB)Adobe PDF
Part V (4.3MB)Adobe PDF Part VI (2.3MB)Adobe PDF
Part VII (2.5MB)Adobe PDF Part VIII (1.6MB)Adobe PDF
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