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264 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-247) and index.
Pre-flight briefing -- Prep for launch -- Countdown -- Liftoff mission one: catching Apollo -- Liftoff mission two: Space Shuttle first flights -- Reentry and landing -- Appendix A: Questions people ask about Apollo and the Space Shuttle -- Appendix B: Featured missions.
In this one-of-a-kind memoir, Jack Clemons―a former lead engineer in support of NASA―takes readers behind the scenes and into the inner workings of the Apollo and Space Shuttle programs during their most exciting years. Discover the people, the events, and the risks involved in one of the most important parts of space missions: bringing the astronauts back home to Earth.