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In the Shadow of the Moon: A Challenging Journey to Tranquility, 1965-1969

In the Shadow of the Moon: A Challenging Journey to Tranquility, 1965-1969

Outward Odyssey: A People's Hi
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List of Illustrations; Foreword; Acknowledgments 1. Gemini Raises the Bar; 2. A Rendezvous in Space; 3. The Ballet of Weightlessness; 4. The Risk Stuff; 5. The Astronaut Enigma; 6. Starting Over; 7. Leaving the Good Earth; 8. A Test Pilot's Dream; 9. The Highest Mountain Epilogue; References
Drawing on interviews with astronauts, cosmonauts, their families, technicians, and scientists, as well as Soviet and American government documents, the authors craft a remarkable story of the golden age of spaceflight as both an intimate human experience and a rollicking global adventure.

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Autor: Francis French
ISBN-13: 9780803229792
ISBN: 0803229798
Einband: Taschenbuch
Seiten: 435
Gewicht: 621 g
Format: 227x168x24 mm
Sprache: Englisch
Autor: Francis French, Colin Burgess
Instrumenten Solist: Walter Cunningham
Francis French is the director of education at the San Diego Air and Space Museum and the coauthor with Colin Burgess of "Into That Silent Sea: Trailblazers of the Space Era, 1961-1965," available in a Bison Books edition. Colin Burgess is a former flight service director with Qantas Airways and the editor of "Footprints in the Dust: The Epic Voyages of Apollo, 1969-1975" (Nebraska 2010). Walter Cunningham was a NASA astronaut from 1963 to 1971 and a crew member on the first manned Apollo flight.

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Autor: Francis French
ISBN-13:: 9780803229792
ISBN: 0803229798
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.06.2010
Verlag: UNIV OF NEBRASKA PR
Gewicht: 621g
Seiten: 435
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 227x168x24 mm