I enjoyed reading about Col Eileen M. Collins’ (RET – USAF) journey to become an astronaut. It took time, planning, patience, and resilience
Wonders All Around The Incredible True Story of Astronaut Bruce McCandless II and the First Untethered Flight in Space by Bruce McCandless III is a memoir / bio
Chasing the Moon: People Politics and the Promise That Launched the Space Age – looking at the thinkers dreamers and futurists that envision the space program
One Giant Leap: The Impossible Mission That Flew Us to the Moon -The story of the Americans who fought to accomplish the task of going to the moon & coming back
Moon Rush: The New Space Race is about the history of man getting to the moon and suggests a path forward to the satellite which we have already abandoned.
I’ve read many books about the space program, but Mr. Kluger managed to weave the personal stories of the astronauts (especially the Commander Frank Borman), along with technical details and geopolitical influences
An Air Force pilot, in Nevada, pushing the boundaries of air-craft technology in the space program, is happy to have their first daughter after years of trying
Not only it is about the space program, but also about bright people preserving and making a name for themselves through education and smarts.
This wonderful, hard cover coffee table book, is a visual trip through space and time of spaceship, rockets and their influence on pop-culture and art.
The book is written with a sense of humor, honesty and, rightfully so, pride