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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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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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The First Soviet Cosmonaut Team: Their Lives and Legacies

Colin Burgess, Rex Hall - History - 2009 - 356 pages
Relates who the first Soviet cosmonaut team men were and offers background stories, in addition to those of the familiar names of early Soviet space explorers from that group ...
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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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Space Dogs: Pioneers of Space Travel

Chris Dubbs - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2003 - 108 pages
Back when scientists knew nothing about space travel, back when rockets were new, a group of Russian cosmonauts rode rockets to the edge of space and into earth orbit. These ...
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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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Space Rescue: Ensuring the Safety of Manned Spacecraft

Shayler David - Nature - 2009 - 392 pages
Reviews the development of crew survival and escape methods from the earliest designs of manned spacecraft to the discussions of systems for ISS and on to the prospect of ...
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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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