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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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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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Realizing Tomorrow: The Path to Private Spaceflight

Chris Dubbs, Emeline Paat-Dahlstrom - Technology & Engineering - 2011 - 343 pages
Nearly forty years passed between the Apollo moon landings, the grandest accomplishment of a government-run space program, and the Ansari X PRIZE-winning flights of ...
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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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Teacher in Space: Christa McAuliffe and the Challenger Legacy

Colin Burgess - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 107 pages
Profiles the teacher who died with the NASA crew when the Challenger exploded in 1986, and describes the various ways her enthusiasm for learning and exploration, determination ...
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Fallen Astronauts: Heroes who Died Reaching for the Moon

Colin Burgess, Kate Doolan - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 272 pages
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 ...
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In the Shadow of the Moon: A Challenging Journey to Tranquility, 1965-1969

Francis French, Colin Burgess - Science - 2007 - 448 pages
Tells the story of the exciting and challenging years in space flight, with two superpowers engaged in a titanic struggle to land one of their own people on the moon. This book ...
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Into That Silent Sea: Trailblazers of the Space Era, 1961-1965

Francis French, Colin Burgess - Science - 2007 - 429 pages
A history of early space flight focuses on the careers of both American astronauts and Soviet cosmonauts and includes coverage of other persons who worked in support roles.
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