Into That Silent Sea: Trailblazers of the Space Era, 1961-1965 (Google eBook)

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U of Nebraska Press, 2007 - Science - 429 pages
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A history of early space flight focuses on the careers of both American astronauts and Soviet cosmonauts and includes coverage of other persons who worked in support roles.

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User Review  - Shrike58 - LibraryThing

A collective portrait of the American and Soviet space pilots covering the period from Yuri Gagarin's first flight to Alexei Leonov's first space walk, my overall impression is to be more impressed ... Read full review

Review: Into That Silent Sea: Trailblazers of the Space Era, 1961-1965 (A People's History of Space)

User Review  - Scott Kardel - Goodreads

Into That Silent Sea brings the reader engaging tales of those who first ventured into space. This book, more than any other I've read on the era, synthesizes what the astronauts/cosmonauts and the ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Francis French is the former director of events for Sally Ride Science, and the current director of education at the San Diego Air & Space Museum. Colin Burgess is a former flight service director with Qantas Airways and the author of many books on space flight, including Fallen Astronauts: Heroes Who Died Reaching for the Moon and Teacher in Space: Christa McAuliffe and the Challenger Legacy, both available in Bison Books editions. A NASA public affairs officer from 1958 to 1969, Paul Haney was known widely as NASA’s “voice of mission control.”

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