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For spacious skies : the uncommon journey of a Mercury astronaut

Author: M Scott Carpenter; Kris Stoever
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Former astronaut Carpenter tells the story of his life, including the yearly years of the U.S. Space program, focusing on the landmark Project Mercury.
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Biography
History
Named Person: M Scott Carpenter; M Scott Carpenter
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M Scott Carpenter; Kris Stoever
ISBN: 0786254343 9780786254347
OCLC Number: 51900283
Description: 728 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 7 Love, War, and Quonset Huts 209 --
Part 3 Stars --
8 For Spacious Skies 253 --
9 You Are Hereby Ordered 310 --
10 One Hundred Chimps 391 --
11 The Fibrillating Heart 430 --
12 Delta Becomes Aurora 471. 13 Commander Carpenter and His Flying Machine! 544 --
14 The Color of Fire 583. Part 1 Earth --
1 Buddy 21 --
2 A Frozen Sea 45 --
3 The Unpleasantness 72 --
4 Pocketknives, Pens, and Other Edge Tools 95 --
Part 2 SKY --
5 I Am Now a Naval Aviation Cadet 137 --
6 A Navy Wife? 178.
Responsibility: Scott Carpenter and Kris Stoever.

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Former astronaut Carpenter tells the story of his life, including the yearly years of the U.S. Space program, focusing on the landmark Project Mercury.

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