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Gemini : steps to the moon

Author: David Shayler
Publisher: London ; New York : Springer ; Chichester [England] : Published in association with Praxis Pub., ©2001.
Series: Springer-Praxis books in astronomy and space sciences.
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Tells the story of the origin and development of the Gemini programme and the spacecraft from the perspective of the engineers, flight controllers and astronauts involved. This title includes  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Shayler
ISBN: 1852334053 9781852334055
OCLC Number: 47182052
Description: xxxviii, 433 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword.- Preface.- Acknowledgements.- List of Illustrations.- Abbreviations and Acronyms.- Prologue.- Origins.- Hardware.- Preparation.- Flight Operations.- Flight Test.- Endurance.- Rendezvous and docking.- EVA operations.- Entry and landing.- Experiments.- Military Gemini.- A place in history.- Astronaut Biographies.- Bibliography.- Index.
Series Title: Springer-Praxis books in astronomy and space sciences.
Responsibility: David J. Shayler.
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