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NASA's Scientist-Astronauts

Shayler David, Colin Burgess - Science - 2007 - 543 pages
This book provides unique access to the story of how scientists were accepted into the American Space Programme, and reveals how, after four difficult decades, the role of the ...
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Freedom 7: The Historic Flight of Alan B. Shepard, Jr.

Colin Burgess - Technology & Engineering - 2013 - 266 pages
Inevitably, there are times in a nation’s history when its hopes, fears and confidence in its own destiny appear to hinge on the fate of a single person. One of these pivotal ...
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Liberty Bell 7: The Suborbital Mercury Flight of Virgil I. Grissom

Colin Burgess - Technology & Engineering - 2014 - 275 pages
NASA’s Mercury astronauts were seven highly skilled professional test pilots. Each of them seemed to possess the strength of character and commitment necessary to overcome ...
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Friendship 7: The Epic Orbital Flight of John H. Glenn, Jr.

Colin Burgess - Science - 2015 - 275 pages
In this spellbinding account of an historic but troubled orbital mission, noted space historian Colin Burgess takes us back to an electrifying time in American history, when ...
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Moon Bound: Choosing and Preparing NASA's Lunar Astronauts

Colin Burgess - Technology & Engineering - 2013 - 371 pages
Often lost in the shadow of the first group of astronauts for the Mercury missions, the second and third groups included the leading figures for NASA's activities for the ...
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The First Soviet Cosmonaut Team: Their Lives and Legacies

Colin Burgess, Rex Hall - Science - 2009 - 356 pages
The First Soviet Cosmonaut Team will relate who these men were and offer far more extensive background stories, in addition to those of the more familiar names of early Soviet ...
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Aurora 7: The Mercury Space Flight of M. Scott Carpenter

Colin Burgess - Science - 2015 - 239 pages
TO A NATION enthralled by the heroic exploits of the Mercury astronauts, the launch of Lt. Cmdr. Scott Carpenter on NASA’s second orbital space flight was a renewed cause for ...
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Selecting the Mercury Seven: The Search for America's First Astronauts

Colin Burgess - Science - 2011 - 371 pages
The names of the seven Mercury astronauts were announced in April 1959 amid a flurry of publicity and patriotism. This work provides biographical details of all thirty-two ...
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Praxis Manned Spaceflight Log 1961-2006

Tim Furniss, Shayler David, Michael D. Shayler - Science - 2007 - 830 pages
This flagship work charts a complete chronological log of orbital manned spaceflight. Included are the X-15 "astroflights" of the 1960s, and the two 1961 Mercury and Redstone ...
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