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Fallen astronauts : heroes who died reaching for the moon / Colin Burgess and Kate Doolan with Bert Vis ; foreword by Eugene A. Cernan.

By: Burgess, Colin, 1947-.
Contributor(s): Doolan, Kate, 1962- | Vis, Bert.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks; Outward odyssey. A people's history of spaceflight.Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2016]Edition: Revised edition.Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780803285972; 0803285973; 9780803285996; 080328599X.Subject(s): Astronauts -- United States -- Biography | Astronauts -- Soviet Union -- Biography | Space flight to the moon -- History | Manned space flight | Astronauts -- DeathAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Fallen astronautsDDC classification: 629.450092/2 LOC classification: TL789.85.A1Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
A routine training flight -- Capt. Theodore Cordy Freeman, USAF -- Gemini twins -- Elliot McKay See Jr -- Capt. Charles Arthur Bassett II, USAF -- Countdown to disaster -- Lt. Col. Virgil Ivan Grissom, USAF -- Lt. Ccol. Edward Higgins White II, USAF -- Lt. Cdr. Roger Bruce Chaffee, USN -- By the light of a Soviet moon -- Russia's cosmonauts -- A lonely stretch of road -- Maj. Edward Galen Givens Jr., USAF -- Mayday, mayday! -- Maj. Clifton Curtis Williams Jr., USMC -- Epilogue.
Summary: Stories of the eight American astronauts and eight Soviet cosmonauts who died in the race to reach the moon. -- Publisher.
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Stories of the eight American astronauts and eight Soviet cosmonauts who died in the race to reach the moon. -- Publisher.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

A routine training flight -- Capt. Theodore Cordy Freeman, USAF -- Gemini twins -- Elliot McKay See Jr -- Capt. Charles Arthur Bassett II, USAF -- Countdown to disaster -- Lt. Col. Virgil Ivan Grissom, USAF -- Lt. Ccol. Edward Higgins White II, USAF -- Lt. Cdr. Roger Bruce Chaffee, USN -- By the light of a Soviet moon -- Russia's cosmonauts -- A lonely stretch of road -- Maj. Edward Galen Givens Jr., USAF -- Mayday, mayday! -- Maj. Clifton Curtis Williams Jr., USMC -- Epilogue.

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Colin Burgess is the author or editor of several books on spaceflight, including Footprints in the Dust: The Epic Voyages of Apollo, 1969-1975 (Nebraska, 2010) and Teacher in Space: Christa McAuliffe and the "Challenger" Legacy (Nebraska, 2000). Kate Doolan is a longtime space researcher and writer. Bert Vis is a Dutch space analyst who conducts research on the Soviet/CIS space program. Capt. Eugene A. Cernan lives and works in Texas and is the author of The Last Man on the Moon .

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