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Homesteading space : the Skylab story ; [featuring the in-flight diary of Alan Bean]

Author: David Hitt; Alan Bean; Owen K Garriott; Homer Hickam; Joe Kerwin
Publisher: Lincoln [Neb.] Univ. of Nebraska Press c 2008
Series: Outward odyssey : a people's history of spaceflight
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of America's first space station from beginning to end. This work provides an account of the determined, hardworking individuals who shepherded the program through a near-disastrous  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Hitt; Alan Bean; Owen K Garriott; Homer Hickam; Joe Kerwin
ISBN: 9780803224346 0803224346
OCLC Number: 845286728
Description: XXVI, 520 Seiten Illustrationen
Contents: List of IllustrationsForeword by Homer HickamPrefaceAcknowledgmentsAbbreviations1. From the Ground Up2. The Homesteaders3. Getting Ready to Fly4. Fifty-six Days in a Can5. A Tour of Skylab6. Ten Days in May7. "We Fix Anything"8. "Marooned"9. High Performance10. Sprinting a Marathon11. Science on Skylab12. What Goes Up13. The Legacy of SkylabAppendix: Alan Bean's In-Flight DiaryBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Outward odyssey : a people's history of spaceflight
Responsibility: David Hitt; Owen Garriott; Joe Kerwin. Foreword by Homer Hickam

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