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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 41 related to Into That Silent Sea: Trailblazers of the Space Era, 1961-1965.    

In the Shadow of the Moon: A Challenging Journey to Tranquility, 1965-1969

Francis French, Colin Burgess - Science - 2007 - 448 pages
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 ...
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Fallen Astronauts: Heroes who Died Reaching for the Moon

Colin Burgess, Kate Doolan - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 272 pages
The author serves up a touching, long-overdue tribute to the astronauts who died while pursuing their very difficult jobs, including the victims of the Apollo fire and the two ...
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Freedom 7: The Historic Flight of Alan B. Shepard, Jr.

Colin Burgess - Science - 2013 - 293 pages
Inevitably, there are times in a nation's history when its hopes, fears and confidence in its own destiny appear to hinge on the fate of a single person. One of these pivotal ...
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Teacher in Space: Christa McAuliffe and the Challenger Legacy

Colin Burgess - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 107 pages
Profiles the teacher who died with the NASA crew when the Challenger exploded in 1986, and describes the various ways her enthusiasm for learning and exploration, determination ...
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Animals in Space: From Research Rockets to the Space Shuttle

Colin Burgess, Chris Dubbs - Medical - 2007 - 456 pages
Many readers will doubtless be astonished to learn that animals were being fired aloft in U.S. and Soviet research rockets in the late 1940s. In fact most people not only ...
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NASA's Scientist-Astronauts

Shayler David, Colin Burgess - Science - 2007 - 543 pages
This book provides unique access to the story of how scientists were accepted into the American Space Programme, and reveals how, after four difficult decades, the role of the ...
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The First Soviet Cosmonaut Team: Their Lives and Legacies

Colin Burgess, Rex Hall - Aerospace Technology and Astronautics - 2009 - 356 pages
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 ...
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Selecting the Mercury Seven: The Search for America's First Astronauts

Colin Burgess - Astronautics - 2011 - 396 pages
The names of the seven Mercury astronauts were announced in April 1959 amid a flurry of publicity and patriotism. This work provides biographical details of all thirty-two ...
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