The Resource Blue Gemini: : a thriller, Mike Jenne, (electronic resource)

Blue Gemini: : a thriller, Mike Jenne, (electronic resource)

Label
Blue Gemini: : a thriller
Title
Blue Gemini:
Title remainder
a thriller
Statement of responsibility
Mike Jenne
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Scott Ourecky wanted to fly - he never dreamed he'd end up in a secret military space program. The year is 1968: The Cold War is far from over, nuclear annihilation is always only a heartbeat away. America is racing the Soviet Union to land men on the Moon, a war is raging, and a pivotal presidential election looms on the horizon. A child of the early space age, Lieutenant Scott Ourecky joined the Air Force with aspirations of going to flight school. A brilliant engineer, he repeatedly fails the aptitude test to become a pilot but is selected to work on a highly classified military space program - the innocuously named Aerospace Support Project - in which Air Force astronauts are slated to fly missions to intercept and destroy suspect Soviet satellites. When one of the astronauts in training abruptly falls out of the project, Ourecky is asked to fill in for the two-man simulated missions and survival training only, serving with a headstrong and abrasive test pilot, Major Drew Carson, until another astronaut can be assigned. By far the most proficient pilot assigned to the project, Carson has a dangerous propensity to engage in "pick-up" dog fighting sessions while on cross-country training flights. And although Ourecky was only a temporary "place holder," not destined to fly in space, he soon finds himself much more involved than he ever anticipated - and in deepest peril. Based on a real secret space program, Blue Gemini combines high-altitude action with edge-of-your-seat storytelling to create a modern Cold War thriller
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Jenne, Mike
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Astronauts
  • Astronautics
  • Cold War
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Blue Gemini: : a thriller, Mike Jenne, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11833256
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11833256
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11833256
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remote
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11833256
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Blue Gemini: : a thriller, Mike Jenne, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11833256
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11833256
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11833256
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11833256
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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