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Spacewalker : my journey in space and faith as NASA's record-setting frequent flyer

Author: Jerry Lynn Ross; John Norberg
Publisher: West Lafayette, Ind. : Purdue University Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the age of ten, looking up at the stars, Jerry Ross knew that he wanted to journey into space. His path to NASA overcame many setbacks, but hard work, determination and faith led to success. Here is an insider's account of the US Space Shuttle program, including the unforgettable experience of launch, the delights of weightless living, and the challenges of constructing the International Space Station. An  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jerry Lynn Ross
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry Lynn Ross; John Norberg
ISBN: 9781557536310 1557536317 9781612492322 1612492320 9781612492339 1612492339
OCLC Number: 810585487
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 274 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Prologue: Jim Gentleman --
Sputnik, a mouse, and blackberry pie --
"Look to your left and look to your right" --
"My daddy is an astronaut . . ." --
The no names --
Liftoff! We have liftoff! --
"Obviously a major malfunction" --
More boarding passes --
The John Young glass ceiling --
"Lock the doors" --
Blessed, happy, thankful . . . and surprised!.
Other Titles: My journey in space and faith as NASA's record-setting frequent flyer
Responsibility: by Jerry L. Ross with John Norberg.

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From the age of ten, looking up at the stars, Jerry Ross knew that he wanted to journey into space. His path to NASA overcame many setbacks, but hard work, determination and faith led to success. Here is an insider's account of the US Space Shuttle program, including the unforgettable experience of launch, the delights of weightless living, and the challenges of constructing the International Space Station. An inspirational story of a personal journey from rural Indiana to outer space, powered by a deep Christian faith.

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