Deke ! U.S. Manned Space From Mercury To the Shuttle

[Donald K. Slayton, Michael Cassutt] ↠ Deke ! U.S. Manned Space From Mercury To the Shuttle ☆ Download Online eBook or Kindle ePUB. Deke ! U.S. Manned Space From Mercury To the Shuttle Deke Slaytons knowledge of how the .S. It was Deke Slayton who selected the crews who flew the Gemini, Apollo, and Skylab missions. It was Deke Slayton who made Neil Armstrong the first man on the moon.Deke! is Deke Slaytons story--told in his own words and in the voices of the men and women who worked with him and knew him best. Deke Slayton was one of the first seven Mercury astronauts--and he might have been the first American in space. Now, after decades of silence, he tells his pr

Deke ! U.S. Manned Space From Mercury To the Shuttle

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Rating : 4.56 (618 Votes)
Asin : 031285918X
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 352 Pages
Publish Date : 2017-09-25
Language : English

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Deke Slayton's knowledge of how the .S. It was Deke Slayton who selected the crews who flew the Gemini, Apollo, and Skylab missions. It was Deke Slayton who made Neil Armstrong the first man on the moon.Deke! is Deke Slayton's' story--told in his own words and in the voices of the men and women who worked with him and knew him best. Deke Slayton was one of the first seven Mercury astronauts--and he might have been the first American in space. Now, after decades of silence, he tells his priceless stories of those years when American was engaged in the greatest voyage of exploration in human history.. manned space program worked is the missing piece of every space buff's puzzle. Instead, he became the first chief of American Astronaut Corps

It is hard not to really admire this man Lois Huneycutt My whole family has recently gotten interested in the early space program, adults right down to our 13 yr old son. Of all the astronaut biographies and auto-biographies out there, only Michael Collins' Carrying the Fire is any better. This one gives real insight into both the very admirable Deke Slayton himself. Great Book A revealing story of the least known of the original mercury astronauts, this book gives great details of Deke's life from the beginning of his childhood to his tragic death. Deke, himself knew of the brain tumor which eventually ended his life. He was worried that it would affect his memory, so we are able to . Indispensable for students of Apollo A Customer For anyone with a deep interest in Mercury/Gemini/Apollo, this book is a must read. It provides excellent insight into the test pilot perspective on the space program. Deke's comments on astronaut selection and who he wanted to be first on the moon are not to be found anywhere else. However this book is definit

As another valuable addition to the recent first-hand accounts of NASA's early days, this book is highly recommended for public and academic libraries.Thomas J. manned spaceflight. Compared with the recent Moonshot (LJ 4/15/94), which he coauthored, this book allows the reader to get a sense of the man, of how a farm boy from Wisconsin ended up deciding who would be the first man on the moon and who finally, at the age of 51, got his own spaceflight on the Apollo Soyuz mission-the last Apollo flown. From Library Journal For 20 years Slayton, one of the original Mercury astronauts, ran the Astronaut Office at the Manned S