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: 76.13 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: Aeronautics and Astronautics
ISBN: 9781557538291
Size: 10.27 MB
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Grissom also lost his chance to walk on the moon and return to describe his journey. Others went in his place. The stories of the moon walkers are familiar. Less appreciated are Grissom's contributions.

Gus Grissom

Author: Ray E. Boomhower
Publisher: Indiana Historical Society
ISBN: 9780871951762
Size: 66.59 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.

Gus Grissom

Author: Robert Greenberger
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780823944583
Size: 15.19 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 ...

Fallen Astronauts

Author: Colin Burgess
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 080328599X
Size: 67.83 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
Publisher:
ISBN:
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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.

Apollo 1 Tragedy

Author: Paul Brubaker
Publisher: Enslow Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9780766017870
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An account of the Apollo 1 fire that claimed the lives of three astronauts in 1967.

Buying A Bride

Author: Marcia A. Zug
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814771815
Size: 39.59 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.

Lost Spacecraft

Author: Curt Newport
Publisher: Burlington, Ont. : Apogee Books
ISBN: 9781896522883
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Describes how the paths of two men, one living and one dead, crossed in the recovery of the Liberty Bell 7 spacecraft.