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The Resource The sky below, Scott Parazynski with Susy Flory

The sky below, Scott Parazynski with Susy Flory

Label
The sky below
Title
The sky below
Statement of responsibility
Scott Parazynski with Susy Flory
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An epic memoir from a man whose life is defined by exploration and innovation, The Sky Below re-creates some of the most unforgettable adventures of our time. From dramatic, high-risk spacewalks to author Scott Parazynski?s death-defying quest to summit Mount Everest?his body ravaged by a career in space?readers will experience the life of an elite athlete, physician, and explorer"--Amazon.com
Summary
A man who was a NASA astronaut for 17 years discusses his amazing life, including a global ozone-mapping mission, serving as John Glenn's crewmate, a death-defying spacewalk, becoming the only astronaut to summit Mt. Everest and much more
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10573732
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Parazynski, Scott
Dewey number
  • 629.450092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Flory, Susy
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Parazynski, Scott
  • Astronauts
  • Physicians
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Adventurers & Explorers
  • SCIENCE / Space Science
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Aeronautics & Astronautics
Target audience
adult
Label
The sky below, Scott Parazynski with Susy Flory
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-252)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The inspiration for this book -- On the shoulders of giants -- Cliffhanger -- Rocket boy -- Wanderlust -- Dr. Luge -- You sleep when you die -- Say cheese -- Hogs in Houston -- Doogie begins -- Rockie rocket ride -- Cosmobutts -- Young Skywalker -- Mir MacGyvering -- Physician to the stars -- Strength and honor -- Fire and rain -- Remorse and resurrection -- Hail Columbia -- Scott vs. the volcano -- Iron Man smackdown -- Rambonauts -- In the blink of an eye -- Sew what?! -- That day -- The goddess -- Rare air -- The sky below -- Moonstruck -- Ice and heat -- Afterword: The flight path ahead
Control code
ocn967974048
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 252 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781503936690
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)967974048
Label
The sky below, Scott Parazynski with Susy Flory
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-252)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The inspiration for this book -- On the shoulders of giants -- Cliffhanger -- Rocket boy -- Wanderlust -- Dr. Luge -- You sleep when you die -- Say cheese -- Hogs in Houston -- Doogie begins -- Rockie rocket ride -- Cosmobutts -- Young Skywalker -- Mir MacGyvering -- Physician to the stars -- Strength and honor -- Fire and rain -- Remorse and resurrection -- Hail Columbia -- Scott vs. the volcano -- Iron Man smackdown -- Rambonauts -- In the blink of an eye -- Sew what?! -- That day -- The goddess -- Rare air -- The sky below -- Moonstruck -- Ice and heat -- Afterword: The flight path ahead
Control code
ocn967974048
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 252 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781503936690
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)967974048

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