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Go, flight! : the unsung heroes of Mission Control, 1965-1992 / Rick Houston and Milt Heflin ; foreword by John Aaron.

By: Houston, Rick, 1967- [author.].
Contributor(s): Heflin, Milt [writer of foreword.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Outward odyssey: Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2015]Copyright date: ©2015Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780803284968; 0803284969; 9780803284944; 0803284942.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Go, flight!DDC classification: 629.4500973/09045 LOC classification: TL789.8.U6A5 | H68 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Who did what -- Tampa, tranquility base here -- Growing up -- We're going to make it right -- Merry Christmas from the moon -- Dress rehearsals -- A bunch of guys about to turn blue -- Great job, young man -- We've got more than a problem -- Living on the moon -- The end of an era -- Legacy.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Who did what -- Tampa, tranquility base here -- Growing up -- We're going to make it right -- Merry Christmas from the moon -- Dress rehearsals -- A bunch of guys about to turn blue -- Great job, young man -- We've got more than a problem -- Living on the moon -- The end of an era -- Legacy.

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Rick Houston is a journalist with twenty years of experience and a special interest in spaceflight history. He is the author of Wheels Stop: The Tragedies and Triumphs of the Space Shuttle Program, 1986-2011 (Nebraska, 2013) and NASCAR's Greatest Race: The 1992 Hooters 500 . He was also the associate producer and consultant for the documentary film Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo . Milt Heflin worked for NASA for nearly half a century, including on the prime recovery ships during splashdown and post-landing activities for Apollo 8 , Apollo 10 , Apollo 16 , Apollo 17 , each of the three Skylab flights, and the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project . He later became a flight director who led the mission control team during the flight of STS-61, widely considered one of the most important missions of the entire thirty-year Space Shuttle program. At the time of his retirement, he served as associate director (technical) at Johnson Space Center. John Aaron is a legendary former flight controller widely credited with saving the Apollo 12 flight and playing an instrumental role in the safe return of the Apollo 13 crew.

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