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              Moon Bound: Choosing and Preparing NASA's Lunar Astronauts
                

              Moon Bound: Choosing and Preparing NASA's Lunar Astronauts (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2013 ed.)

              By Burgess, Colin

              • $146.50

              Alongside tales of how celebrated astronauts such as Buzz Aldrin were selected and trained by NASA, this remarkable account introduces fascinating personalities never assigned to a space mission and documents the complexities of developing selection criteria.

              ISBN 9781461438540
              Published 9 March 2013 by Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Space Exploration
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              Liberty Bell 7: The Suborbital Mercury Flight of Virgil I. Grissom
                

              Liberty Bell 7: The Suborbital Mercury Flight of Virgil I. Grissom (Paperback, 2014 ed.)

              By Burgess, Colin

              • $125.50

              This new addition to Springer's series Pioneers in Early Space Flight is the first book solely devoted to the United States' second manned space mission. It includes more than 100 photographs and first-hand accounts by those closely involved with the project.

              ISBN 9783319043906
              Published 19 March 2014 by Springer International Publish
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Springer Praxis Books
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              NASA's Scientist-Astronauts
                

              NASA's Scientist-Astronauts (Paperback, 2007 ed.)

              By Shayler, David; Burgess, Colin

              • $105.99

              Mounting pressure in the early 1960s from the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) to study ways of expanding the role of astronauts to conduct science on future space missions led to NASA's conclusion that flying scientifically trained crewmembers would generate greater returns fr ...

              ISBN 9780387218977
              Published 18 September 2006 by Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Space Exploration
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              Interkosmos: The Eastern Bloc's Early Space Program
                

              Interkosmos: The Eastern Bloc's Early Space Program (Paperback, 1st ed. 2016)

              By Vis, Bert; Burgess, Colin

              • $137.99

              This book focuses on the Interkosmos program, which was formed in 1967, marking a fundamentally new era of cooperation by socialist countries, led by the Soviet Union, in the study and exploration of space.

              ISBN 9783319241616
              Published 20 November 2015 by Springer International Publish
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Space Exploration
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              Sigma 7: The Six Mercury Orbits of Walter M. Schirra, Jr.
                

              Sigma 7: The Six Mercury Orbits of Walter M. Schirra, Jr. (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 1st ed. 2016)

              By Burgess, Colin

              • $125.50

              Colin Burgess offers a comprehensive yet personal look at the 1962 orbital mission of Wally Schirra aboard the spacecraft Sigma 7, the first book about this popular pioneering astronaut which explores his entire life and accomplishments.

              ISBN 9783319279824
              Published 29 May 2016 by Springer International Publish
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Springer Praxis Books
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              The First Soviet Cosmonaut Team: Their Lives and Legacies
                

              The First Soviet Cosmonaut Team: Their Lives and Legacies (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2009 ed.)

              By Burgess, Colin; Hall, Rex

              • $84.99

              Relates who the first Soviet cosmonaut team men were and offers background stories, in addition to those of the familiar names of early Soviet space explorers from that group. This book presents an account of the history, training and experiences of the first group of twenty cosm ...

              ISBN 9780387848235
              Published 23 December 2008 by Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Springer Praxis Books
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              Animals in Space: From Research Rockets to the Space Shuttle
                

              Animals in Space: From Research Rockets to the Space Shuttle (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2007 ed.)

              By Burgess, Colin; Dubbs, Chris

              • $84.99

              Explains why dogs, primates, mice and other rodents were chosen and tested, at a time when dedicated scientists from both space nations - USA and Russia - were determined to establish the survivability of human subjects on both ballistic and orbital space flights. This book is in ...

              ISBN 9780387360539
              Published 24 January 2007 by Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Springer Praxis Books
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              The Last of NASA's Original Pilot Astronauts: Expanding the Space Frontier in the Late Sixties
                

              The Last of NASA's Original Pilot Astronauts: Expanding the Space Frontier in the Late Sixties (Paperback, 1st ed. 2017)

              By Shayler, David J.; Burgess, Colin

              • $146.50

              Three years later, following the sudden cancellation of the USAF's highly classified Manned Orbiting Laboratory (MOL) project, seven military astronauts were also co-opted into NASA's space program.This book represents the final chapter by the authors in the story of American ast ...

              ISBN 9783319510125
              Published 30 June 2017 by Springer International Publish
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Springer Praxis Books
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              Faith 7: L. Gordon Cooper, Jr., and the Final Mercury Mission
                

              Faith 7: L. Gordon Cooper, Jr., and the Final Mercury Mission (Paperback, 1st ed. 2016)

              By Burgess, Colin

              • $148.50

              This book celebrates the final spaceflight in the Mercury series, flown by NASA astronaut Gordon Cooper, who led an adventurous life in the cockpit of airplanes and spacecraft alike, and on his Mercury mission he became the last American ever to rocket into space alone.

              ISBN 9783319305622
              Published 18 July 2016 by Birkhauser
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Springer Praxis Books
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              Freedom 7: The Historic Flight of Alan B. Shepard, Jr.
                

              Freedom 7: The Historic Flight of Alan B. Shepard, Jr. (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 2014 ed.)

              By Burgess, Colin

              • $125.50

              This book details the almost forgotten story of the first manned U. S. spaceflight, Freedom 7, flown by Cdr. Alan Shepard, Jr., for NASA. It examines the Mercury program and Shepard's flight in the context of the space race with the former USSR.

              ISBN 9783319011554
              Published 9 October 2013 by Springer International Publish
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Space Exploration
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