Failure Is Not an Option: Mission Control from Mercury to Apollo 13 and Beyond
Publish date: August 30th 2011
Publisher: Tantor Media
Edition language: English
, American History
, Biography Memoir
I liked this both better and worse than a three-star review might indicate. The better part was that it was exactly what I wanted: an in depth look at the space program from setting up for Mercury to closing out Apollo, with a focus on mission control, but including details from the astronauts and t...
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 ...
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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