Calculated Risk

Author: George Leopold
Publisher: Purdue University Press
ISBN: 1612494587
Size: 29.88 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: 1557537453
Size: 31.29 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.

Apollo Pilot

Author: Donn Eisele
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0803299540
Size: 25.38 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.

Gus Grissom

Author: Ray E. Boomhower
Publisher: Indiana Historical Society
ISBN: 9780871951762
Size: 77.59 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.

Fallen Astronauts

Author: Colin Burgess
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803202412
Size: 11.83 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: 36.90 MB
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"Using interviews, NASA oral histories, and recently declassified material, [this book] reveals the dramatic untold story of the first space shuttle and the dedicated people who brought the United States into the next stage of space ...

The Moonlandings

Author: Reginald Turnill
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521815956
Size: 23.83 MB
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An eyewitness account of the Soviet-American race to land a man on the moon.

Spaceman

Author: Mike Massimino
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1471149552
Size: 63.22 MB
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'This terrific memoir... is utterly gripping' Mail on Sunday ‘Read this book and be inspired to reach for the impossible’ Brian Greene Many children dream of becoming an astronaut when they grow up, but when a six-year-old Mike ...

Spacewalker

Author: Jerry Lynn Ross
Publisher: Purdue University Press
ISBN: 1557536317
Size: 65.55 MB
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The most launched astronaut in history discusses his childhood growing up in rural Indiana, his career in the Air Force, and his time working at NASA, while offering an insider's account of the U.S. Space Shuttle program.

Go Flight

Author: Rick Houston
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0803284942
Size: 28.98 MB
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None of NASA's storied accomplishments would have been possible without these people. Interviews with dozens of individuals who worked in the historic third-floor mission control room bring the compelling stories to life.