Inherit the Stars by James P. Hogan:
Science Fiction Inventions, Technology and Ideas
Excellent hard-sf story (and outstanding first novel) about early man and space travel. Great cover blurb - "The man on the moon was dead. They called him Charlie. He had big eyes, abundant body hair and fairly long nostrils. His skeletal body was found clad in a bright red spacesuit, hidden in a rocky grave. They didn't know who he was, how he got there, or what had killed him. All they knew was that his corpse was 50,000 years old..." Select
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