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Gemini 5 [E-Book] : Eight Days in Space or Bust / by David J. Shayler.
This third book of the Gemini mission series focuses on the flight that simulated in Earth orbit the duration of an eight-day Apollo mission to the Moon. After the proof-of-concept test flights Gemini 1, 2 and 3 (as described in GEMINI FLIES!) and the success of the first American EVA as well as the...
|Personal Name(s):||Shayler, David J., author|
1st edition 2023.
XXIX, 427 pages 124 illustrations, 65 illustrations in color (online resource)
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- Chapter 1. Pushing the envelope
- Chapter 2. Gordo and Pete
- Chapter 3. Apollo, MOL and the Soviets
- Chapter 4. Preparations
- Chapter 5. "We're on our way"
- Chapter 6. Gemini 5's Two Little Rascals
- Chapter 7. "When are we gonna get the fuel cell back?"
- Chapter 8. Chasing a phantom
- Chapter 9. "Right in that same nice big black void"
- Chapter 10. "Still clanking along in the old, covered wagon"
- Chapter 11. Another Bright Day
- Chapter 12. One hundred down, twenty-two to go
- Chapter 13. A 300-coffee-cup-per-shift mission
- Chapter 14. "Everything is just peachy keen"
- Chapter 15. Somersaults on the flight deck
- Chapter 16. Post-flight, presidents, and parades
- Chapter 17. Afterwards.