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Into that silent sea : trailblazers of the Space Era, 1961-1965 / Francis French and Colin Burgess ; with a foreword by Paul Haney.

By: French, Francis.
Contributor(s): Burgess, Colin, 1947-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Outward odyssey: Publisher: Lincoln, Neb. ; London : University of Nebraska Press, c2007Description: xxvii, 407 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780803226395; 080322639X.Subject(s): Astronautics -- History -- 20th century | Manned space flight -- History -- 20th century | Astronauts -- BiographyOnline resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
First to fly -- Lighting the candle -- The pursuit of liberty -- Flight of the Eagle -- To rise above -- Heavenly twins -- The two Wallys -- A change of attitude -- A seagull in flight -- Stepping into the void.
Summary: A history of early space flight focuses on the careers of both American astronauts and Soviet cosmonauts and includes coverage of other persons who worked in support roles.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [385]-397) and index.

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