Do Your Ears Pop in Space?: And 500 Other Surprising Questions about Space Travel

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"An excellent reference. This book has to be on the shelf of every space buff." —James Lovell, Commander, Apollo 13.

Get the inside story on outer space from three-time shuttle astronaut R. Mike Mullane.

"A fascinating collection of honest, factual, from-the-heart answers to the most often asked questions about spaceflight and spacefliers. Required reading for all who aspire to travel in space." —Kathy Thornton, 4-mission Shuttle Astronaut, World Record Holder for Spacewalks by a Woman.

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Overview

"An excellent reference. This book has to be on the shelf of every space buff." —James Lovell, Commander, Apollo 13.

Get the inside story on outer space from three-time shuttle astronaut R. Mike Mullane.

"A fascinating collection of honest, factual, from-the-heart answers to the most often asked questions about spaceflight and spacefliers. Required reading for all who aspire to travel in space." —Kathy Thornton, 4-mission Shuttle Astronaut, World Record Holder for Spacewalks by a Woman.

"A brilliant addition to the understanding of space flight. Only a man who has been there—outer space—and done that—fly the Space Shuttle—could render the complexities of flying in space so lucidly." —Walter J. Boyne, Colonel, USAF (Ret.), Former Director, National Air and Space Museum.

"A highly informative inside view of what astronauts really experience in space." —Ed Buckbee, Former Director, U.S. Space & Rocket and U.S. Space Camp.

"All astronauts have been peppered with great questions. Mike Mullane has great answers." —Vice Admiral Richard H. Truly, U.S. Navy (Ret.), Columbia 1981, Challenger 1983, NASA Administrator 1989-1992.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471154044
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/28/1997
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 260
  • Sales rank: 907,487
  • Product dimensions: 6.04 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

R. MIKE MULLANE, a West Point graduate and veteran astronaut, is also the recipient of the Air Force Distinguished Flying Cross and the NASA Space Flight Medal. He has been inducted into the International Space Hall of Fame.

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Table of Contents

Preface
About the Author
1 Space Physics 1
2 Space Shuttle Pre-Mission and Launch Operations 24
3 Space Shuttle Orbit Operations 70
4 Life in Space 113
5 Space Physiology 141
6 Space Shuttle Reentry and Landing 149
7 Challenger 165
8 Astronaut Facts 178
9 The Future 223
Index 233
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 20, 2002

    Great Book

    This is a great book both from the standpoint of a reference resource on space, but just an entertaining read as well. Mullane, a former astronaut, is a very good writer and speaker.

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