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Aurora 7: The Three Orbits of M. Scott Carpenter: The NASA Mission Reports (NASA Mission Reports)

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Capturing the events of Americaand#8217;s fourth manned spaceflight, this account tells the story of Malcolm Scott Carpenter and his three orbits aboard theand#160;Aurora 7. Based on Carpenterand#8217;s original reports, this guide chronicles the objectives of his mission,and#160;tells how he overshot the landing site by more than 250 miles andand#160;was declared lost by world news agencies, and explains how he was later found by the U.S. Navy task force. Including a bonus DVD with additional documents and photographs too large to print, this book tells the complete story of an importantand#151;and often overlookedand#151;spaceflight.

About the Author

Steve Whitfield is the author of Project Mercury and Rocket Science.and#160;A veteran of the computer electronics and aerospace industries,and#160;he currently works as a technical and science editor. He lives in Burlington, Ontario.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781926592213
Subtitle:
The Three Orbits of M. Scott Carpenter: The NASA Mission Reports
Publisher:
Collector's Guide Publishing, Inc.
Editor:
Whitfield, Steve
Author:
Whitfield, Steve
Subject:
Astrophysics & Space Science
Subject:
Engineering -- History.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Apogee Books Space Series
Publication Date:
20110401
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes DVD
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
10.00 x 7.00 in

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Engineering » Engineering » History
History and Social Science » US History » 20th Century » General
Reference » Science Reference » Technology
Science and Mathematics » Astronomy » Space Exploration
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » General

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