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Moon Bound Choosing and Preparing NASA's Lunar Astronauts

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ISBN-10: 1461438543

ISBN-13: 9781461438540

Edition: 2013

Authors: Colin Burgess

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Often lost in the shadow of the first group of astronauts for the Mercury missions, the second and third groups included the leading figures for NASA's activities for the following two decades. Moon Bound complements the author s recently published work, Selecting the Mercury Seven (2011), extending the story of the men who helped to launch human spaceflight and broaden the American space program. Although the initial 1959 group became known as the legendary pioneering Mercury astronauts, the astronauts of Groups 2 and 3 gave us many household names. Sixteen astronauts from both groups traveled to the Moon in Project Apollo, with several actually walking on the Moon, one of them being Neil…    
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Book details

List price: $34.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 3/9/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 371
Size: 6.61" wide x 9.45" long x 0.32" tall
Weight: 14.674
Language: English

Major Colin Burgess worked as equerry to the Queen Mother between 1994 and 1996 and was made a Member of the Victorian Order by the Queen at an investiture at Buckingham Palace. Since leaving active service, Colin has worked in television production and management, producing more than 87 broadcast documentaries. Paul Carter is a sports journalist and is the editor of "Sunday Sport,"