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Forever Young : a life of adventure in air and space

Author: John Young; James R Hansen; Michael Collins
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The autobiography of astronaut John Young.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Young; John Young
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Young; James R Hansen; Michael Collins
ISBN: 9780813042091 0813042097 9780813049335 0813049334
OCLC Number: 777602103
Description: viii, 415 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Prologue: "Go" or "no-go" --
Part I: A flying career --
1. From Cartersville to Georgia Tech --
2. Gunnery officer to naval aviator --
3. Fighter pilot to test pilot --
4. Pax River --
Part II: Into orbit --
5. The new nine and Project Gemini --
6. Countdown --
7. Three orbits --
8. Dual rendezvous --
Part 3: Lunar journeys --
9. From a fire to the moon --
10. Call sign Charlie Brown --
11. From tranquility to a lost moon --
12. To the Descartes Highlands --
13. In the briar patch --
14. The end of moon landings --
Part III: The shuttle era --
15. Enterprise --
16. "The boldest test flight in history" --
17. Advent of the "operational" shuttle --
18. A steep spiral staircase --
19. The Challenger disaster --
20. A mountain of memos --
21. "The next logical step --
22. On a wing and a prayer --
Epilogue: When worlds collide.
Responsibility: John W. Young with James R. Hansen ; foreword by Michael Collins.

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