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

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ISBN-13:
9780803229792
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.06.2010
Seiten:
435
Autor:
Francis French
Gewicht:
621 g
Format:
227x168x24 mm
Serie:
Outward Odyssey: A People's Hi
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

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.