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This New Ocean : A History of Project Mercury
by Jr. Loyd S. Swenson and James M. Grimwood and Charles C. Alexander


Overview - NASA's official history of Project Mercury, America's effort to get a man into space. Covers the development of the rocket boosters, the selection and training of the astronauts, the design of the Mercury spacecraft, the test launches, and all six manned Mercury flights, including Alan Shepard, the first American in space, and John Glenn, the first American in orbit.  Read more...

 
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Overview
NASA's official history of Project Mercury, America's effort to get a man into space. Covers the development of the rocket boosters, the selection and training of the astronauts, the design of the Mercury spacecraft, the test launches, and all six manned Mercury flights, including Alan Shepard, the first American in space, and John Glenn, the first American in orbit.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781934941874
  • ISBN-10: 1934941875
  • Publisher: Red and Black Publishers
  • Publish Date: April 2010
  • Page Count: 471
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.95 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.38 pounds


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Books > Science > Physics - Astrophysics
Books > History > Modern - 20th Century
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