Calculated Risk

Author: George Leopold
Publisher: Purdue University Press
ISBN: 1557537453
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Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom adds significantly to our understanding of that tumultuous period in American history.

Calculated Risk

Author: George Leopold
Publisher: Purdue University Press
ISBN: 1612494587
Size: 21.21 MB
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Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom adds significantly to our understanding of that tumultuous period in American history.

Gus Grissom

Author: Ray E. Boomhower
Publisher: Indiana Historical Society
ISBN: 9780871951762
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This book unearths the story of Indiana's first astronaut by offering a more complete picture of Grissom's life and character and the events that led up to his death.

Abandoned In Place

Author: Roland Miller
Publisher: UNM Press
ISBN: 0826356265
Size: 26.37 MB
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Rapidly succumbing to the elements and demolition, most of the blockhouses, launch towers, tunnels, test stands, and control rooms featured in Abandoned in Place are located at secure military or NASA facilities with little or no public ...

Buying A Bride

Author: Marcia A. Zug
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814771815
Size: 77.35 MB
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In this book Zug starts with the so-called "Tobacco Wives" of the Jamestown colony and moves forward to today's modern same-sex mail-order grooms to explore the advantages and disadvantages of mail-order marriage.

Partnership In Space

Author: Ben Evans
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461432782
Size: 72.95 MB
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This book explores the events which preceded that new ear, including the political demise of Space Station Freedom and the consequences of the fall of the Soviet Union on a once-proud human space program.

Gus Grissom

Author: Robert Greenberger
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780823944583
Size: 35.13 MB
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Profiles the Air Force test pilot who became one of the first astronauts and describes his participation in the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo space programs as well as his death in a tragic fire during a pre-flight test on the Apollo 1 ...

Apollo Pilot

Author: Donn Eisele
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0803299524
Size: 66.40 MB
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Readers can now experience an Apollo story they assumed would never be written as well as the story behind its discovery.

Fallen Astronauts

Author: Colin Burgess
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0803285973
Size: 60.44 MB
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Many people are aware of the first manned Apollo mission, in which Gus Grissom, Ed White, and Roger Chaffee lost their lives in a fire during a ground test, but few know of the other five fallen astronauts whose stories this book tells as ...

Starfall

Author: Betty Grissom
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The widow of astronaut Virgil (Gus) Grissom tells the tragic and heroic story of her husband and family caught up in America's race for the moon.