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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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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

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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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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