Calculated Risk

Author: George Leopold
Publisher: Purdue University Press
ISBN: 1612494587
Size: 65.56 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.

Calculated Risk

Author: George Leopold
Publisher: Purdue University Press
ISBN: 1557537453
Size: 67.32 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
Size: 55.47 MB
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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.

Apollo Pilot

Author: Donn Eisele
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0803299540
Size: 18.65 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: 18.94 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 ...

Partnership In Space

Author: Ben Evans
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461432782
Size: 64.49 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.

The Step

Author: Martha Lemasters
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
ISBN: 163047715X
Size: 71.81 MB
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It is the technical team, the engineers, analysts, programmers, and yes, even the secretaries and typists who kept the administrative side moving, who are portrayed in this book.

The Moonlandings

Author: Reginald Turnill
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521035354
Size: 19.49 MB
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An eyewitness account of the Soviet-American race to land a man on the moon.

Gus Grissom

Author: Robert Greenberger
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780823944583
Size: 40.76 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 ...

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.