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2 edition of Flights of the astronauts. found in the catalog.

Flights of the astronauts.

William Roy Shelton

Flights of the astronauts.

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Project Mercury (U.S.) -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by Robert Curran.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL793 .S43
    The Physical Object
    Pagination205 p.
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5877494M
    LC Control Number63007680
    OCLC/WorldCa1409692

      The last space shuttle flight launched on July 8, , from Kennedy Space Center’s Launchpad 39A. Since the shuttle’s return to Earth 11 days later, NASA astronauts have flown to the.   October 3, – If, in fact, a picture is worth a thousand words, then astronaut Terry Virts has volumes to say about the view from space. So much so, that the photographs that fill the pages of his new book represent less than one tenth of one percent of all the photos he took in space.


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