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Deke! U.S. Manned Space: From Mercury To the Shuttle

By: Donald K. Slayton,Michael Cassutt

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Forge Books: June 1995

Seller ID: 16920

ISBN: 031285918X

Condition: New


Deke Slayton was one of the first seven Mercury astronauts--and he might have been the first American in space. Instead, he became the first chief of American Astronaut Corps. It was Deke Slayton who selected the crews who flew the Gemini, Apollo, and Skylab missions. It was Deke Slayton who made Neil Armstrong the first man on the moon. "Deke " is Deke Slayton's' story--told in his own words and in the voices of the men and women who worked with him and knew him best. Deke Slayton's knowledge of how the .S. manned space program worked is the missing piece of every space buff's puzzle. Now... View more info

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The Last Man on the Moon: Astronaut Eugene Cernan and America's Race in Space

By: Eugene Cernan,Donald A. Davis

Price: $10.95

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin: July 2000

Seller ID: 19079

ISBN: 0312263511

Condition: New


Eugene Cernan is a unique American who came of age as an astronaut during the most exciting and dangerous decade of spaceflight. His career spanned the entire Gemini and Apollo programs, from being the first person to spacewalk all the way around our world to the moment when he left man's last footprint on the Moon as commander of Apollo 17. Between those two historic events lay more adventures than an ordinary person could imagine as Cernan repeatedly put his life, his family and everything he held dear on the altar of an obsessive desire. Written with New York Times bestselling author Do... View more info

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First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong

By: James R. Hansen

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: November 2012

Seller ID: 18011

ISBN: 1476727813

Condition: New


On July 20, 1969, the world stood still to watch thirty-eight-year-old American astronaut Neil A. Armstrong become the first person to step on the surface of another heavenly body. Perhaps no words in human history became better known than those few he uttered at that historic moment. In a penetrating exploration of American hero worship, Hansen addresses the complex legacy of the First Man, as an astronaut and an individual. View more info

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Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight

By: Jay Barbree

Price: $12.95

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin: June 2015

Seller ID: 18293

ISBN: 1250040728

Condition: New


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Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon

By: Jeffrey Kluger

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Picador: May 2018

Seller ID: 6521

ISBN: 1250182514

Condition: New


Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 320 p. Audience: General/trade. BRAND NEW off the shelf. NOT remaindered or BCE. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day from Richmond VA with FREE tracking. Promise. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 320 p. Audience: General/trade. BRAND NEW off the shelf. NOT remaindered or BCE. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day from Richmond VA with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

Carrying the Fire: An Astronaut's Journeys: 50th Anniversary Edition

By: Michael Collins

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: April 2019

Seller ID: 18226

ISBN: 0374537763

Condition: New


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The Case for Mars: The Plan to Settle the Red Planet and Why We Must

By: Robert Zubrin

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Free Press: June 2011

Seller ID: 19072

ISBN: 145160811X

Condition: New


Since the beginning of human history, Mars has been an alluring dream the stuff of legends, gods, and mystery. The planet most like ours, it has still been thought impossible to reach, let alone explore and inhabit. But all that changed when leading space exploration authority Robert Zubrin crafted a daring new blueprint, Mars Direct. When it was first published in 1996, "The Case for Mars "became an instant classic, lauded widely for its game-changing perspective by those who would see the American space program rise to the challenge of Mars; Carl Sagan called Zubrin the man who, nearly alone... View more info

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Into the Black: The Extraordinary Untold Story of the First Flight of the Space Shuttle Columbia and the Astronauts Who Flew Her

By: Rowland White

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Atria Books: April 2017

Seller ID: 17041

ISBN: 1501123637

Condition: New


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Endurance: My Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery

By: Scott Kelly

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Vintage: September 2018

Seller ID: 17035

ISBN: 0525432434

Condition: New


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