"An excellent reference. This book has to be on the shelf of everyspace buff." James Lovell, Commander, Apollo 13.Get the inside story on outer space from three-time shuttleastronaut R. Mike Mullane."A fascinating collection of honest, factual, from-the-heartanswers to the most often asked questions about spaceflight andspacefliers. Required reading for all who aspire to travel inspace." Kathy Thornton, 4-mission Shuttle Astronaut, World RecordHolder for Spacewalks by a Woman."A brilliant addition to the understanding of space flight. Only aman who has been thereouter spaceand done thatfly the SpaceShuttlecould render the complexities of flying in space solucidly." Walter J. Boyne, Colonel, USAF (Ret.), Former Director,National Air and Space Museum."A highly informative inside view of what astronauts reallyexperience in space." Ed Buckbee, Former Director, U.S. Space& Rocket and U.S. Space Camp."All astronauts have been peppered with great questions. MikeMullane has great answers." Vice Admiral Richard H. Truly, U.S.Navy (Ret.), Columbia 1981, Challenger 1983, NASA Administrator1989-1992.
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About 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.
Table of Contents
Space Physics.Space Shuttle Pre-Mission and Launch Operations.Space Shuttle Orbit Operations.Life in Space.Space Physiology.Space Shuttle Reentry and Landing.Challenger.Astronaut Facts.The Future.Index.