Too Far from Home: A Story of Life and Death in Space
List Price: $29.95
Publisher: Transition Vendor
Binding: Cloth Text
Size: 6.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
"Too Far from Home captures the hazardous realities of space travel. Every time an astronaut makes the trip into space, he faces the possibility of death from the slightest mechanical error or instance of bad luck: a cracked O-ring, an errant piece of space junk, an oxygen leak ... there are a myriad of frighteningly probable events that would result in an astronaut's death. In fact, twenty-one people who have attempted the journey have been killed." "Yet for a special breed of individual, the call of space is worth the risk: men such as U.S. astronauts Donald Pettit and Kenneth Bowersox, and Russian flight engineer Nikolai Budarin, who in November 2002 left on what was to be a routine More...
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