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Americans into orbit; the story of Project Mercury.

Author: Gene Gurney
Publisher: N[ew] Y[ork] : Random House, [1962]
Series: Landmark books, 101
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gene Gurney
OCLC Number: 178355
Description: 190 pages illustrations 22 cm.
Contents: Project mercury sends a man into space --
Why do we explore space? --
Space exploration begins --
Project mercury --
The equipment for exploring space --
Choosing the mercury astronaut --
The mercury astronauts --
The mercury astronauts get ready to explore space --
Test shots for project mercury --
Other United States space projects --
The Soviet Union's space program --
Countdown --
Three times around the earth --
After project mercury.
Series Title: Landmark books, 101

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