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For spacious skies : the uncommon journey of a Mercury astronaut

Author: M Scott Carpenter; Kris Stoever
Publisher: Orlando : Harcourt, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A Project Mercury astronaut recounts his childhood with a terminally ill parent, his experiences as a Navy pilot and an undersea explorer, and his history-making endeavors aboard the Aurora.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: M Scott Carpenter; M Scott Carpenter; M Scott (Malcolm Scott) 1925- Carpenter
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M Scott Carpenter; Kris Stoever
ISBN: 0151004676 9780151004676
OCLC Number: 50404106
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 370 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Earth. Buddy --
Frozen sea --
Unpleasantness --
Pocketknives, pens, and other edge tools --
Sky. I am now a Naval aviation cadet --
Navy wife? --
Love, war, and quonset huts --
Stars. For spacious skies --
You are hereby ordered --
One hundred chimps --
Fibrillating heart --
Delta becomes Aurora --
Commander Carpenter and his flying machine! --
Color of fire.
Responsibility: Scott Carpenter and Kris Stoever.
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A Project Mercury astronaut recounts his childhood with a terminally ill parent, his experiences as a Navy pilot and an undersea explorer, and his history-making endeavors aboard the Aurora.

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