Liberty Bell 7 The Suborbital Mercury Flight of Virgil I. Grissom

NASA’s Mercury astronauts were seven highly skilled professional test pilots. Each of them seemed to possess the strength of character and commitment necessary to overcome apparently insurmountable obstacles as the United States entered into a Cold War space race with the Soviet Union. This was neve...

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Main Author: Burgess, Colin
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2014, 2014
Edition:1st ed. 2014
Series:Space Exploration
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • An astronaut named Gus
  • The MR-3 mission and spacecraft
  • Preparing for launch
  • The flight of Liberty Bell 7
  • An astronaut in peril
  • One program ends, another begins
  • From the depths of the ocean