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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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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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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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Interkosmos: The Eastern Bloc's Early Space Program

Colin Burgess, Bert Vis - Science - 2015 - 321 pages
This book focuses on the Interkosmos program, which was formed in 1967, marking a fundamentally new era of cooperation by socialist countries, led by the Soviet Union, in the ...
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Sigma 7: The Six Mercury Orbits of Walter M. Schirra, Jr.

Colin Burgess - Science - 2016 - 298 pages
Colin Burgess offers a comprehensive yet personal look at the 1962 orbital mission of Wally Schirra aboard the spacecraft Sigma 7, the first book about this popular pioneering ...
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Faith 7: L. Gordon Cooper, Jr., and the Final Mercury Mission

Colin Burgess - Science - 2016 - 291 pages
This book celebrates the final spaceflight in the Mercury series, flown by NASA astronaut Gordon Cooper, who led an adventurous life in the cockpit of airplanes and spacecraft ...
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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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Into That Silent Sea: Trailblazers of the Space Era, 1961-1965

Francis French, Colin Burgess - Science - 2009 - 407 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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