Front cover image for LEAP OF FAITH : an astronaut's journey into the unknown

LEAP OF FAITH : an astronaut's journey into the unknown

In this memoir Cooper crosses paths with such aviation luminaries; he shares his early days at Edwards Air Force Base and the endeavors that became the basis for The Right Stuff ; he takes us inside NASA with candid accounts of his defeats and accomplishments; he reflects on the triumphs and tragedies of his heroic colleagues; and he finally reveals the reasons behind his belief in extraterrestrial intelligence
Print Book, English, 2018
OPEN ROAD MEDIA, [Place of publication not identified], 2018
1 volume ; 21 cm
9781504054249, 1504054245
Ebook version :
DedicationPrologue1 We Seven2 Liftoff3 Bringing Her Home4 “Gordon Cooper’s UFOs”5 Amelia, Pancho, and Dad6 Back to Space7 Cosmonauts and Deepest Africa8 “Our Germans Are Better Than Their Germans”9 “There’s a Fire in Here!”10 Reaching the Moon and Losing Mars11 Stumbling Across History12 UFOs at the United Nations13 Flying Saucers: Made in the USA14 Help From the Cosmos?15 The Space Shuttle Transmission16 Tesla: Twentieth-Century Genius17 Reservation for an Alien Saucer Ride18 Windows in Time and SpaceEpilogueFarewell to a BuddyImage GalleryIndexAbout the Authors