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Friendship 7 : the first flight of John Glenn : the NASA mission reports

Author: Robert Godwin
Publisher: Burlington, Ont. : Apogee Books, [1999]
Series: NASA mission reports.
Edition/Format:   Book : CD for computer : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of the NASA mission reports from John Glenn's first flight, covering subjects such as the flight plan, physiological responses of the astronaut, the pilot's flight report, and several other topics. Includes color photos before, during, and following the flight and a CD-ROM movie.
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Named Person: John Glenn; John Glenn
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Godwin
ISBN: 1896522602 9781896522609
OCLC Number: 48468594
Description: 208 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in)
Details: System requirements for accompanying computer disk: Windows 95; Pentium 90; 4X CD-ROM drive.
Contents: News release : for release Sunday a.m.'s January 21, 1962, Release no. 62-8 --
Results of the first United States manned orbital space flight, February 20th, 1962 --
1. Operation requirements and plans / by John D. Hodge ... [et al.] --
2. Spacecraft and spacecraft systems / by Kenneth S. Kleinknecht, William M. Bland, Jr., and E. M. Fields --
3. Life support systems and biomedical instrumentation / by Richard S. Johnston ... [et al.] --
4. Launch-complex checkout and launch-vehicle systems / by B. Porter Brown, and G. Merritt Preston --
5. Spacecraft preparation and checkout / by G. Merritt Preston, Eugene F. Kranz, and J. J. Williams --
6. Flight control and flight plan / by Christopher C. Kraft, Jr., Tecwyn Roberts, and C. Frederick Matthews --
7. Recovery operations / by Robert F. Thompson, and Enoch M. Jones --
8. Aeromedical preparation and results of postflight medical examinations / by Howard A. Minners ... [et al.]. 9. Physiological responses of the astronaut / by C. Patrick Laughlin ... [et al.] --
10. Astronaut preparation / by M. Scott Carpenter --
11. Pilot performance / by Warren J. North ... [et al.] --
12. Pilot's flight report / by John H. Glenn, Jr. --
13. Summary of results / by George M. Low --
Appendix A. Mercury network performance summary for MA-6 / by the Manned Space Flight Support Division --
Appendix B. Air-ground communications of the MA-6 flight --
Appendix C. Description of the MA-6 astronomical, meteorological, and terrestrial observations / by John H. Glenn, Jr. --
Appendix D. Preliminary report on the results of the MA-6 flight in the field of space science / by John A. O'Keefe.
Series Title: NASA mission reports.
Responsibility: compiled from the NASA archives & edited by Robert Godwin.
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A collection of the NASA mission reports from John Glenn's first flight, covering subjects such as the flight plan, physiological responses of the astronaut, the pilot's flight report, and several other topics. Includes color photos before, during, and following the flight and a CD-ROM movie.

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