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Before lift-off the making of a space shuttle crew by Henry S. F. Cooper

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Astronauts -- Training of -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementHenry S.F. Cooper, Jr.
SeriesNew series in NASA history
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTL850 .C66 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 270 p. :
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2374595M
ISBN 100801835240
LC Control Number87002761

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Before Lift-off is the extraordinary day-to-day story of these astronauts' training and flight-and is as close as most of us will ever come to flying on the space shuttle. New Yorker writer Henry Cooper obtained unprecedented permission from NASA to follow the G crew from its . Buy Before Lift-off: The Making of a Space Shuttle Crew (New Series in NASA History) by Cooper Jr., Henry S.F. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on Reviews: 4. The early fruits of the program were presented in a lavishly illustrated book, Eyewitness to Space (New York: Abrams, ). Works from the collection illustrated NASA publications and were the basis for educational film strips aimed at school children. Saturn before lift-off. Spacecraft sitting on the gantry. Scratchy strokes used to.   Libra - Tying up loose ends before you lift off! - Entanglement Tarotscope The Quantum Queen. Loading Unsubscribe from The Quantum Queen? BOOK A PERSONAL READING: Email me for one-on-one.

The orbiter access arm remains in its extended position until seven minutes, 24 seconds before launch to serve as an emergency escape route for the flight crew. [ NASA's Space Shuttle – From Top. Before Lift-Off: The Making of a Space Shuttle Crew by Cooper, Henry S. F., Jr.. Johns Hopkins University Press, Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.   The launch of the rocket SpaceX was called off just minutes before it was due to take place. Bad weather has prevented the first launch of Nasa astronauts from US soil in nine years. Full description of the book. I believe Before Lift-off is the only general interest book devoted to covering a single space shuttle mission, aside from those about the accident flights. This flight was STSthe seventh space shuttle mission--aboard Challenger in June