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The Resource Forever Young : a life of adventure in air and space, John W. Young with James R. Hansen ; foreword by Michael Collins

Forever Young : a life of adventure in air and space, John W. Young with James R. Hansen ; foreword by Michael Collins

Label
Forever Young : a life of adventure in air and space
Title
Forever Young
Title remainder
a life of adventure in air and space
Statement of responsibility
John W. Young with James R. Hansen ; foreword by Michael Collins
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The autobiography of astronaut John Young
Summary
The autobiography of astronaut John Young
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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10165562
Cataloging source
FUG/DLC
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1930-
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Young, John
Dewey number
  • 629.450092
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL789.85.Y67
LC item number
A3 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1930-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hansen, James R
  • Collins, Michael
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Young, John
  • Astronauts
  • Air pilots
  • Space flight to the moon
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a life of adventure in air and space
Label
Forever Young : a life of adventure in air and space, John W. Young with James R. Hansen ; foreword by Michael Collins
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [379]-402) and index
Contents
Prologue: "Go" or "no-go" -- Part I: A flying career -- 1. From Cartersville to Georgia Tech -- 2. Gunnery officer to naval aviator -- 3. Fighter pilot to test pilot -- 4. Pax River -- Part II: Into orbit -- 5. The new nine and Project Gemini -- 6. Countdown -- 7. Three orbits -- 8. Dual rendezvous -- Part 3: Lunar journeys -- 9. From a fire to the moon -- 10. Call sign Charlie Brown -- 11. From tranquility to a lost moon -- 12. To the Descartes Highlands -- 13. In the briar patch -- 14. The end of moon landings -- Part III: The shuttle era -- 15. Enterprise -- 16. "The boldest test flight in history" -- 17. Advent of the "operational" shuttle -- 18. A steep spiral staircase -- 19. The Challenger disaster -- 20. A mountain of memos -- 21. "The next logical step -- 22. On a wing and a prayer -- Epilogue: When worlds collide
Control code
2012018907
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 415 p.
Isbn
9780813042091
Lccn
2012018907
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Forever Young : a life of adventure in air and space, John W. Young with James R. Hansen ; foreword by Michael Collins
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [379]-402) and index
Contents
Prologue: "Go" or "no-go" -- Part I: A flying career -- 1. From Cartersville to Georgia Tech -- 2. Gunnery officer to naval aviator -- 3. Fighter pilot to test pilot -- 4. Pax River -- Part II: Into orbit -- 5. The new nine and Project Gemini -- 6. Countdown -- 7. Three orbits -- 8. Dual rendezvous -- Part 3: Lunar journeys -- 9. From a fire to the moon -- 10. Call sign Charlie Brown -- 11. From tranquility to a lost moon -- 12. To the Descartes Highlands -- 13. In the briar patch -- 14. The end of moon landings -- Part III: The shuttle era -- 15. Enterprise -- 16. "The boldest test flight in history" -- 17. Advent of the "operational" shuttle -- 18. A steep spiral staircase -- 19. The Challenger disaster -- 20. A mountain of memos -- 21. "The next logical step -- 22. On a wing and a prayer -- Epilogue: When worlds collide
Control code
2012018907
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
viii, 415 p.
Isbn
9780813042091
Lccn
2012018907
Other physical details
ill.

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