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Author Massimino, Mike, 1962- author.

Title Spaceman : an astronaut's unlikely journey to unlock the secrets of the universe / Mike Massimino.

Publication Info. New York : Crown Archetype, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Massimino,M MAS    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 MASSIMINO,M    Available
 PAS Linda Vista Branch Non-Fiction    92 MASSIMINO,M    Available
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Edition First edition.
Description xiv, 313 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Contents I WANT TO GROW UP TO BE SPIDER-MAN -- A Perfect Good -- Most- All-Around -- Who You Gonna Get? -- MAYBE YOU'RE NOT CUT OUT FOR THIS -- The Smart-Kid Olympics -- Force Feedback -- Human Factors -- Disqualified -- Yes Or No -- THE REAL RIGHT STUFF -- There's Mach 1 -- If You Have a Problem -- Spacewalker -- Shackleton Mode -- THE DOOR TO SPACE -- Seeing Beyond the Stars -- Ready to Go -- Weightless -- Earth is a Planet -- Maybe this is Heaven -- RUSSIAN ROULETTE -- The Story of Space -- February 1, 2003 -- Why We Go -- WORTH THE RISK -- From the Ashes -- One Last Job -- Line -- Grounded.
Summary "A memoir by an unlikely astronaut who helped save the Hubble telescope describes his early attempts to gain admission into NASA, his first spacewalks, the loss of his fellow astronauts in the Columbia disaster, his decision not to return to space and his ongoing support of future space-travel ventures,"--NoveList.
Subject Massimino, Mike, 1962-
Astronauts -- United States -- Biography.
Hubble Space Telescope (Spacecraft) -- Maintenance and repair -- History.
Space flights -- History.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
ISBN 9781101903544 (hardcover)
1101903546 (hardcover)

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