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Arrows to the moon : Avro's engineers and the space race

Author: Chris Gainor
Publisher: Burlington, Ont. : Apogee Books, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells for the first time the story of the Canadian and British engineers from Avro Canada who played key roles in the space race.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gainor, Chris.
Arrows to the moon.
Burlington, Ont. : Apogee Books, ©2001
(OCoLC)746975595
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Gainor
ISBN: 1896522831 9781896522838
OCLC Number: 51840172
Description: 296 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 26 cm
Contents: Acronyms --
October 4, 1957 --
1. The Avro story --
2. Moving south --
3. Building Mercury from the ground up --
4. How do we go to the Moon? --
5. Mercury orbits and NASA moves --
6. Jim Chamberlin and the creation of Gemini --
7. Gemini flies --
8. Owen Maynard and the rise of Apollo --
9. From the fire to lunar orbit --
10. Reaching the goal --
11. Expeditions to the Moon --
12. Building the Space Shuttle --
13. The troubled ascent of space stations --
14. Building Canada's Space Program --
Conclusion: A Godsend to NASA --
Avro engineers at NASA --
Sources --
Index.
Responsibility: by Chris Gainor.
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Tells for the first time the story of the Canadian and British engineers from Avro Canada who played key roles in the space race.

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