Calculated Risk

Author: George Leopold
Publisher: Purdue University Press
ISBN: 1557537453
Size: 21.98 MB
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Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom adds significantly to our understanding of that tumultuous period in American history.

Calculated Risk

Author: George Leopold
Publisher: Purdue University Press
ISBN: 1612494587
Size: 32.60 MB
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Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom adds significantly to our understanding of that tumultuous period in American history.

Gus Grissom

Author: Ray E. Boomhower
Publisher: Indiana Historical Society
ISBN: 9780871951762
Size: 49.73 MB
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This book unearths the story of Indiana's first astronaut by offering a more complete picture of Grissom's life and character and the events that led up to his death.

Buying A Bride

Author: Marcia A. Zug
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814771815
Size: 67.19 MB
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In this book Zug starts with the so-called "Tobacco Wives" of the Jamestown colony and moves forward to today's modern same-sex mail-order grooms to explore the advantages and disadvantages of mail-order marriage.

Abandoned In Place

Author: Roland Miller
Publisher: UNM Press
ISBN: 0826356265
Size: 42.74 MB
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Rapidly succumbing to the elements and demolition, most of the blockhouses, launch towers, tunnels, test stands, and control rooms featured in Abandoned in Place are located at secure military or NASA facilities with little or no public ...

Apollo Pilot

Author: Donn Eisele
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0803299524
Size: 16.59 MB
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Readers can now experience an Apollo story they assumed would never be written as well as the story behind its discovery.

Fallen Astronauts

Author: Colin Burgess
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803202412
Size: 44.68 MB
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The author serves up a touching, long-overdue tribute to the astronauts who died while pursuing their very difficult jobs, including the victims of the Apollo fire and the two Gemini astronauts killed in a plane wreck, as well as others.

Into The Black

Author: Rowland White
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501123629
Size: 41.18 MB
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Recaptures the historic moments leading up to the launch of the space shuttle Columbia and the exciting story of her daring maiden flight, citing the pivotal contributions of the first astronauts to fly the shuttle, John Young and Bob ...

The Moonlandings

Author: Reginald Turnill
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521815956
Size: 18.47 MB
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An eyewitness account of the Soviet-American race to land a man on the moon.

Flying Higher And Faster

Author: Vance Brand
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781631101663
Size: 41.33 MB
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A few experiences from his youth are included. The book contains fragments of aerospace history from the latter half of the 20th century and descriptions of how they related to his career experiences.