Space Station Friendship: A Visit with the Crew in 2007

Space Station Friendship: A Visit with the Crew in 2007

by Dick Lattimer


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780811736992
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Publication date: 09/15/2017
Series: Stackpole Classics Series
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.93(w) x 9.09(h) x 0.55(d)

About the Author

Dick Lattimer is a native of South Bend, Indiana, and is a graduate of Indiana University in Bloomington.
Advertising manager for Bear Archery, Kidde, Inc., in Gainesville, Florida, Lattimer is the man responsible for bringing archery to the astronauts. He was instrumental in building the first field range for the astronaut gym at the Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston.
Lattimer is a fellow of the British Interplanetary Society. Space Station FRIENSHIP is his second book on spaceflight. His early book All We Did Was Fly to the Moon, was by the astronauts as told by Lattimer.
Founder and executive director of the Fred Bear Sports Club, and international association of hunters and fisherman, Lattimer is editor of the Big Sky, a quarterly. He lives with his wife Alice in Gainesville and is the father of three children.

Table of Contents

Foreword 11

Acknowledgments 15

Introduction: Gardeners of the Universe 17

1 A Rendezvous with Infinity 21

2 Orientation 31

3 The Quiet Zone 51

4 Animal House 65

5 The Garden 74

6 The Observers 80

7 South Pole 96

8 The General Store 111

9 The Industrial Park 121

10 StarEagle 141

11 The Curiosity Shop 151

12 Banana Strings and Long Walks 166

13 Olympus Mons or Bust 180

14 The Shining Princess of the Young Bamboo 198

Epilogue: July 2019 211

Photo Album: Friendship's Early Days 214

Glossary: Selected Acronyms 220

Further Reading 222

Index 233

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