Truth Lies And O Rings

Author: Allan J. McDonald
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ISBN: 9780813041933
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Roger D. Launius, Division of Space History, Smithsonian Institution There have been many accounts of the circumstances surrounding the loss of the Space Shuttle Challenger on 28 January 1986, but few, if any, give as much of an insider s ...

Truth Lies And O Rings

Author: Allan J. McDonald
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"--Roger D. Launius, Division of Space History, Smithsonian Institution "McDonald tells the heartbreaking tale of how he saw his words of warning ignored, and the fateful consequences of that decision.

The Challenger Launch Decision

Author: Diane Vaughan
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022634696X
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In a new preface, Vaughan reveals the ramifications for this book and for her when a similar decision-making process brought down NASA's Space Shuttle Columbia in 2003.

Forever Young

Author: John W. Young
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ISBN: 9780813049335
Size: 58.36 MB
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The autobiography of astronaut John Young.

A Journal For Christa

Author: Grace George Corrigan
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803264113
Size: 47.28 MB
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The biography of Christa McAuliffe--the eldest child of a close Catholic Massachusetts family and a dedicated Girl Scout who came of age in the turbulent sixties and early seventies and became a schoolteacher and a mother.

Challenger

Author: Malcolm McConnell
Publisher: Doubleday
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Size: 76.90 MB
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Recounts the Challenger tragedy, describes how politics has influenced the space program, and reexamines the decision to launch

Into The Black

Author: Rowland White
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501123629
Size: 10.29 MB
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Recaptures the historic moments leading up to the launch of the space shuttle Columbia and the exciting story of her daring maiden flight, citing the pivotal contributions of the first astronauts to fly the shuttle, John Young and Bob ...

Comm Check

Author: Michael Cabbage
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780743266987
Size: 28.75 MB
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It is the story of a space program pushed to the brink of failure by relentless political pressure, shrinking budgets and flawed decision making.

Madame Hillary

Author: R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.
Publisher: Regnery Publishing
ISBN: 9780895260673
Size: 50.57 MB
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This book is the much-needed alarm to alert all Americans to the clear and present danger of Madame Hillary.

Failure Is Not An Option

Author: Gene Kranz
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780743214476
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Gene Kranz was present at the creation of America’s manned space program and was a key player in it for three decades. As a flight director in NASA’s Mission Control, Kranz witnessed firsthand the making of history.