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In the shadow of the moon : a challenging journey to Tranquility, 1965-1969

Author: Francis French; Colin Burgess
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2007.
Series: Outward odyssey.
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Tells the story of the exciting and challenging years in space flight, with two superpowers engaged in a titanic struggle to land one of their own people on the moon. This book explores the inspirations, ambitions, personalities, and experiences of the select few whose driving ambition was to fly to the moon.
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French, Francis.
In the shadow of the moon.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006103047
(OCoLC)77520721
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Francis French; Colin Burgess
ISBN: 9780803209848 0803209843
OCLC Number: 182559769
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 425 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: List of Illustrations; Foreword; Acknowledgments; 1. Gemini Raises the Bar; 2. A Rendezvous in Space; 3. The Ballet of Weightlessness; 4. The Risk Stuff; 5. The Astronaut Enigma; 6. Starting Over; 7. Leaving the Good Earth; 8. A Test Pilot's Dream; 9. The Highest Mountain; Epilogue; References.
Series Title: Outward odyssey.
Responsibility: Francis French and Colin Burgess ; with a foreword by Walter Cunningham.
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