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Fallen astronauts : heroes who died reaching for the moon

Author: Colin Burgess; Kate Doolan; Bert Vis
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Enriches the saga of mankind's greatest scientific undertaking, Project Apollo, and conveys the human cost of the space race - by telling the stories of the sixteen astronauts and cosmonauts who died  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Burgess, Colin, 1947-
Fallen astronauts.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2003
(DLC) 2003042662
(OCoLC)51751432
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Burgess; Kate Doolan; Bert Vis
ISBN: 0803202415 9780803202412
OCLC Number: 53154752
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 272 p.) : ill.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: A routine training flight: Captain Theodore Cordy Freeman, USAF --
Gemini twins: Elliot McKay See Jr. and Captain Charles Arthur Bassett II, USAF --
Countdown to disaster: Lieutenant Colonel Virgil Ivan Grissom, USAF; Lieutenant Colonel Edward Higgins White II, USAF; and Lieutenant Commander Roger Bruce Chaffee, USN --
By the light of a Soviet moon: Russia's cosmonauts --
A lonely stretch of road: Major Edward Galen Givens Jr., USAF --
"Mayday, mayday!": Major Clifton Curtis Williams Jr., USMC.
Responsibility: Colin Burgess and Kate Doolan, with Bert Vis ; with a foreword by Eugene A. Cernan.

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"This wonderful book, which brought back many fond and sometimes painful memories of a few who sadly never realized their dreams, is a long overdue tribute to fallen comrades from a truly amazing era Read more...

 
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