Calculated Risk

Author: George Leopold
Publisher: Purdue University Press
ISBN: 1612494587
Size: 52.53 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: 40.66 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: 71.84 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: 59.87 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: 50.52 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.

The Moonlandings

Author: Reginald Turnill
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521815956
Size: 35.53 MB
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An eyewitness account of the Soviet-American race to land a man on the moon.

Spacewalker

Author: Jerry Lynn Ross
Publisher: Purdue University Press
ISBN: 1557536317
Size: 34.34 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.

Spaceman

Author: Mike Massimino
Publisher: Crown Archetype
ISBN: 1101903554
Size: 36.65 MB
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Mike Massimino has been there, and in Spaceman he puts you inside the suit, with all the zip and buoyancy of life in microgravity. Massimino’s childhood space dreams were born the day Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon.

Apollo 1 Tragedy

Author: Paul Brubaker
Publisher: Enslow Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9780766017870
Size: 71.82 MB
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An account of the Apollo 1 fire that claimed the lives of three astronauts in 1967.

Flying Higher And Faster

Author: Vance Brand
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781631101656
Size: 40.29 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.