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Gemini - Steps to the Moon / Edition 1

Gemini - Steps to the Moon / Edition 1

by Shayler David


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In Gemini - Steps to the Moon, David Shayler, the author, tells the story of the origin and development of the programme and the spacecraft from the perspective of the engineers, flight controllers and astronauts involved. It includes chapters on flight tests, Extra Vehicular Activity (EVA), rendezvous and docking, as well as information from NASA archives and personal interviews.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781852334055
Publisher: Springer London
Publication date: 10/02/2001
Series: Springer Praxis Books
Edition description: 2001
Pages: 222
Sales rank: 894,917
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword.- Preface.- Acknowledgements.- List of Illustrations.- Abbreviations and Acronyms.- Prologue.- Origins.- Hardware.- Preparation.- Flight Operations.- Flight Test.- Endurance.- Rendezvous and docking.- EVA operations.- Entry and landing.- Experiments.- Military Gemini.- A place in history.- Astronaut Biographies.- Bibliography.- Index.

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