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Waystation to the stars : the story of Mir, Michael and me

Author: Colin Foale
Publisher: London : Headline, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Gripping account of a real-life space adventure, Colin Foale has painted a moving portrait of courage in the most hostile environment imaginable. Through Michael's early interest in space, family tragedy, NASA selection and training, this is Michael's extraordinary story as told by the one man who knows him best. Waystation to the Stars is the only account of the Mir crisis to give the truth behind the headlines".  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Michael Foale; Michael Foale
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Foale
ISBN: 0747273804 9780747273806
OCLC Number: 41388570
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 278 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Colin Foale.

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"Gripping account of a real-life space adventure, Colin Foale has painted a moving portrait of courage in the most hostile environment imaginable. Through Michael's early interest in space, family tragedy, NASA selection and training, this is Michael's extraordinary story as told by the one man who knows him best. Waystation to the Stars is the only account of the Mir crisis to give the truth behind the headlines". -- Jacket.

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