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Title Space shuttle : the first 20 years / edited by Tony Reichhardt for Air & Space/Smithsonian magazine.

Imprint New York : DK Pub., c2002.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  629.441 S732    ---  Available
Description 320 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Note "The astronauts' experiences in their own words"--Jacket.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Missions: 1981-1982; half rocket, half airplane -- 1983-1985; we deliver -- 1986-1988; Challenger and its aftermath -- 1989-1994; recovery, research, reconnaissance -- 1995-1998; the Mir years -- 1999-2001; an outpost in the sky -- Experience: Making of an astronaut -- Countdown -- Uphill -- Welcome to zero-g -- Earth above, sky below -- Work and play -- Stepping outside -- Home sweet shuttle -- Lab rats and researchers -- Like no place on earth -- Coming home -- Epilogue: Long view.
Subject Space shuttles -- United States -- History.
Manned space flight -- History.
Astronauts -- United States -- Anecdotes.
Added Author Reichhardt, Tony.
Added Title Air & space Smithsonian.
ISBN 0789484250
9780789484253

 
    
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