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Flight : my life in mission control

Author: Christopher C Kraft
Publisher: New York : Dutton, ©2001.
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This book is the account of Chri Kraft and the U.S. space program from its infancy to its greatest triumphs.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kraft, Christopher C.
Flight.
New York : Dutton, c2001
(OCoLC)682395313
Named Person: Christopher C Kraft; Christopher C Kraft
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher C Kraft
ISBN: 0525945717 9780525945710
OCLC Number: 44493448
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 371 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Sect. I. A Boy from Phoebus. 1. Raised in a Town That No Longer Exists. 2. The Boy Becomes a Man. 3. Flight Tests and a Stubborn Marine --
Sect. II. The Mercury Missions. 4. Reds and Red Tape. 5. Inventing Mission Control. 6. Rockets. 7. "We're Go, Flight" 8. Launch Day. 9. Around the World in Ninety Minutes. 10. The Man Malfunctioned. 11. The End of Mercury --
Sect. III. The Gemini Missions. 12. How Do You Get a Man to the Moon? 13. Space Walk. 14. How We Left the Russians Behind. 15. Out of Control. 16. Blinded in Space --
Sect. IV. The Apollo Missions. 17. "We're on Fire!" 18. Suddenly the Moon Comes Up. 19. The Last Few Steps. 20. ... And a Giant Leap. 21. Inevitably, Apollo Changes. 22. Near Failure and Great Successes. 23. Good-bye to the Moon.
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This book is the account of Chri Kraft and the U.S. space program from its infancy to its greatest triumphs.

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