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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.
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