In the shadow of the moon : a challenging journey to Tranquility, 1965-1969 / Francis French and Colin Burgess ; with a foreword by Walter Cunningham.

Published
  • Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press ©2007
Physical description
1 online resource (xix, 425 pages) : illustrations
ISBN
  • 9780803209848
  • 0803209843
  • 1281092142
  • 9781281092144
  • 9786611092146
  • 6611092145
  • 9780803211285
  • 0803211287
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-425).
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
  • Original electronic resource Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary,
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • English.
  • Available in electronic full text to members of the University via the Library web catalogue.
  • Print version record.
Contents
  • List of Illustrations; Foreword; Acknowledgments; 1. Gemini Raises the Bar; 2. A Rendezvous in Space; 3. The Ballet of Weightlessness; 4. The Risk Stuff; 5. The Astronaut Enigma; 6. Starting Over; 7. Leaving the Good Earth; 8. A Test Pilot's Dream; 9. The Highest Mountain; Epilogue; References.
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  • Print version:: French, Francis. In the shadow of the moon. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2007 ; ISBN: 9780803211285 ; ISBN: 0803211287
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Electronic books.
  • History.
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English
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  • Tells the story of the exciting and challenging years in space flight, with two superpowers engaged in a titanic struggle to land one of their own people on the moon. This book explores the inspirations, ambitions, personalities, and experiences of the select few whose driving ambition was to fly to the moon.

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