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

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Drawing on interviews with astronauts, cosmonauts, their families, technicians, and scientists, as well as Soviet and American gov... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

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.

Autorentext

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.



Inhalt

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

Produktinformationen

Titel: In the Shadow of the Moon: A Challenging Journey to Tranquility, 1965-1969
Untertitel: A Challenging Journey to Tranquility, 1965-1969
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EAN: 9780803229792
ISBN: 978-0-8032-2979-2
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Univ Of Nebraska Pr
Genre: Luft- und Raumfahrttechnik
Anzahl Seiten: 435
Gewicht: 621g
Größe: H227mm x B168mm x T24mm
Jahr: 2010