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How NASA Learned to Fly in Space

An Exciting Account of the Gemini Missions

Harland, David M.

(Book - 2004)
How NASA Learned to Fly in Space
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NASA learned to fly in space in a time when the agency was young and lean, and had an explicit mandate of staggering audacity set against a tight deadline. Apollo claimed the glory, but it was Gemini that stretched the envelope of space flight to make going to the Moon feasible.

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Publisher: Burlington, Ont. : Apogee Books, c2004
ISBN: 1894959078
Branch Call Number: 629.45 H283h 2004
Characteristics: 288 p. :,ill., map ;,26 cm

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NASA learned to fly in space in a time when the agency was young and lean, and had an explicit mandate of staggering audacity set against a tight deadline; in a time when the agency readily accepted risk, and made momentous decisions 'on the run'. Apollo claimed the glory, but it was Gemini that... Read More »


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