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Failure is not an Option: Mission Control From Mercury to Apollo 13 and Beyond - Gene Kranz
Failure is not an Option: Mission Control From Mercury to Apollo 13 and Beyond
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A breathtaking, first-hand account of the early days of the NASA space program, through the eyes of the man who held it all together...
A breathtaking, first-hand account of the early days of the NASA space program, through the eyes of the man who held it all together...
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780425179871 (0425179877)
Publisher: Berkley Trade
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
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Monkeypanic
Monkeypanic rated it
4.0 Ground Control to Major Tom...
This is a wonderful book, in its way- and by that I mean that it can be a bit dry and technical in areas, but overall it gives you a good feel for the kind of work this author did, over the course of thirty years, for NASA. Gene Kranz was a combat jet pilot in the Korean War, and then a test pilot...
Peregrinations
Peregrinations rated it
You know, the NASA guy who wore the white vest. Gene, what the heck took you so long to get around to writing this book?? This is not the first book that I have read about the early days of NASA but what made this different is that it was written by one of the few non-astronauts that that folks can ...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
4.0 Failure is not an Option: Mission Control from Mercury to Apollo 13 and Beyond
Flight Director Gene Kranz was involved with NASA's Mission Control since 1960 in the early days of the agency during the Mercury Program, and was "Flight" during the first Moon Landing and during Apollo 13--and became famous as a result of the film of that name. The title is taken from a line given...
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