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TitleLive from Cape Canaveral- Covering the Space Race, From Sputnik to Today
LanguageEnglish
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Table of Contents
                            Cover
Title Page
Dedication
Contents
Preface
ONE: Sputnik
TWO: The Early Days
THREE: The Astronauts
FOUR: First in Space
FIVE: John Glenn
SIX: On Orbit
PHOTOGRAPHIC INSERT
SEVEN: The Worst of Times
EIGHT: Gemini
NINE: “I’ve got a fire in the cockpit!”
TEN: A Christmas Moon
ELEVEN: The Secret Side of Space
TWELVE: Highway to the Moon
THIRTEEN: The Landing
FOURTEEN: Moon Walk
FIFTEEN: The Successful Failure
SIXTEEN: On the Moon
SEVENTEEN: After the Moon
EIGHTEEN: A Handshake in Space
NINETEEN: Down Home with Jimmy Carter
TWENTY: The Space Shuttle Era
TWENTY-ONE: Challenger : A Disaster
TWENTY-TWO: What Happened?
TWENTY-THREE: An Eternity of Descent
TWENTY-FOUR: Sudden Death
TWENTY-FIVE: How High Is Up?
TWENTY-SIX: As the Century Turned
TWENTY-SEVEN: Columbia : Had They Only Looked
TWENTY-EIGHT: That’s a Wrap!
Searchable Terms
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Credits
Copyright
About the Publisher
                        
Document Text Contents
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Alan Shepard’s golf shot on the moon. (Shepard Collection).




Apollo 14 moon rocks. Alan Shepard (right) leans over to view a basketball-size

rock being examined by Ed Mitchell (table, left). (NASA).

“Okay, Houston, the crew of Antares is leaving Fra Mauro Base.”

“Roger, Antares.”

With mixed emotions, Shepard and Mitchell closed their lander’s
hatch and monitored the countdown timers as they flashed away the minutes and

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Table of Contents
Cover
Title Page
Dedication
Contents
Preface
ONE: Sputnik
TWO: The Early Days
THREE: The Astronauts
FOUR: First in Space
FIVE: John Glenn
SIX: On Orbit
PHOTOGRAPHIC INSERT
SEVEN: The Worst of Times
EIGHT: Gemini
NINE: “I’ve got a fire in the cockpit!”
TEN: A Christmas Moon
ELEVEN: The Secret Side of Space
TWELVE: Highway to the Moon
THIRTEEN: The Landing
FOURTEEN: Moon Walk
FIFTEEN: The Successful Failure
SIXTEEN: On the Moon
SEVENTEEN: After the Moon
EIGHTEEN: A Handshake in Space
NINETEEN: Down Home with Jimmy Carter
TWENTY: The Space Shuttle Era
TWENTY-ONE: Challenger : A Disaster
TWENTY-TWO: What Happened?
TWENTY-THREE: An Eternity of Descent
TWENTY-FOUR: Sudden Death
TWENTY-FIVE: How High Is Up?
TWENTY-SIX: As the Century Turned
TWENTY-SEVEN: Columbia : Had They Only Looked
TWENTY-EIGHT: That’s a Wrap!
Searchable Terms

Page 461

Acknowledgments
About the Author
Credits
Copyright
About the Publisher

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