The All-american Boys: An Insider's Candid Look At The Space Program And The Myth Of The Super Hero

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Brand: MacMillan Publishing Company.
SKU: DADAX0025292404
ISBN : 0025292404

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The All-American Boys is a no-holds-barred candid memoir by NASA's second civilian astronaut. Walter Cunningham presents the astronauts in all their strengths and their weaknesses. From its insider's view of the astropolitics that guided the functioning of the astronaut corps to its thoughtful discussion of the Columbia tragedy, The All-American Boys resonates with Cunningham's passion for humanity's destiny in space. Cunningham brings us into the NASA training program and reveals what it takes physically and mentally to be an astronaut. He relates the story of the devastating Apollo 1 fire that took the lives of astronauts Grissom, White, and Chaffee and his own later successful flight on Apollo 7. This new edition includes his tell it like it is observation of NASA's successes and failures.
Author : Walter Cunningham
ISBN : 0025292404
Language : English
No of Pages : 321
Edition : 1st
Publication Date : 1977-10
Format/Binding : Hardcover
Book dimensions : 9.3x6x1.2

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