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Into that silent sea : trailblazers of the Space Era, 1961-1965

Author: Francis French; Colin Burgess
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2007.
Series: Outward odyssey.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of early space flight focuses on the careers of both American astronauts and Soviet cosmonauts and includes coverage of other persons who worked in support roles.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
French, Francis.
Into that silent sea.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2007
(OCoLC)608390882
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Francis French; Colin Burgess
ISBN: 0803211465 9780803211469
OCLC Number: 71210133
Description: xxvii, 397 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: First to fly --
Lighting the candle --
The pursuit of liberty --
Flight of the Eagle --
To rise above --
Heavenly twins --
The two Wallys --
A change of attitude --
A seagull in flight --
Stepping into the void.
Series Title: Outward odyssey.
Responsibility: Francis French and Colin Burgess ; with a foreword by Paul Haney.
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Tells the intimate stories of the men and women, American and Russian, who made the space race their own and gave the era its compelling character.  Read more...

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"This frank, entertaining, no-holds-barred ride through the golden age of space flight takes us behind the official stories, into the real lives of the very first astronauts and cosmonauts." Wally Read more...

 
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