The History of American Aviation and Space Travel

The History of American Aviation and Space Travel

by Richard S. Hartmetz


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From before the Wright Brothers first flight, man has always dreamed of flying and traveling into space.

This book details the human race's reach for the stars, covering almost a hundred historic aircraft, fifty of the most famous aviators and much more,
with many photographs.

You will learn some of the concepts involved in space travel and flying,
and perhaps even have some fun.

Join us on our journey from the first flight of a hot air balloon, to our voyage to Mars and beyond.
The countdown has begun...

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781482388657
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 02/08/2013
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 632,668
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

Richard Stephen Hartmetz was born in Rochester, NY on February 9, 1965. Richard has degrees in Computer Science, Special Education and Psychology.

He spent many years as a teacher in the Rochester City School District, East Irondequoit, St. Margaret Mary School and the School of the Holy Childhood where he was known as "Mr. H." He is now the CEO of Starry Night

Richard is also the author of the "Murry Peterson" espionage series: "Spy Game," "Checkmate," "Deceit," "Failsafe," "Iron Curtain," "Echelon," and "The Final Countdown." He has also written "The Adventures of Robin Caruso," and the #1 bestseller "Secrets to Writing Well."

His other children's books "Marvin!, Marvin!, Marvin!," "Hurray For Marvin," "Super-Marvin," and "Marvin and Ted," which are currently available from, Barnes &, Starry Night and many other fine booksellers.

Richard wrote his first story, entitled "The Dog Catcher is Coming," when he was only six years old and has been writing since, also teaching several writing workshops.

You may connect with Richard, Murry Peterson, Robin Caruso and Starry Night Publishing on Facebook and at

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