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The Resource Spaceman : an astronaut's unlikely journey to unlock the secrets of the universe, Mike Massimino

Spaceman : an astronaut's unlikely journey to unlock the secrets of the universe, Mike Massimino

Label
Spaceman : an astronaut's unlikely journey to unlock the secrets of the universe
Title
Spaceman
Title remainder
an astronaut's unlikely journey to unlock the secrets of the universe
Statement of responsibility
Mike Massimino
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A memoir by an unlikely astronaut who helped save the Hubble telescope describes his early attempts to gain admission into NASA, his first spacewalks, the loss of his fellow astronauts in the Columbia disaster, his decision not to return to space and his ongoing support of future space-travel ventures, "--NoveList
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Massimino, Mike
Dewey number
  • 629.450092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
TL789.85.M324
LC item number
A3 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Massimino, Mike
  • Astronauts
  • Hubble Space Telescope (Spacecraft)
  • Space flights
Label
Spaceman : an astronaut's unlikely journey to unlock the secrets of the universe, Mike Massimino
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: A science fiction monster -- Part one: I want to grow up to be Spider-Man. A perfect good ; Most all-around ; Who you gonna get? -- Part two: Maybe you're not cut out for this. The smart-kid Olympics ; Force feedback ; Human factors ; Disqualified ; Yes or no -- Part three: The real right stuff. There's Mach 1 ; If you have a problem ; Spacewalker ; Shackleton mode -- Part four: The door to space. Seeing beyond the stars ; Ready to go ; Weightless ; Earth is a planet ; Maybe this is heaven -- Part five: Russian roulette. The story of space ; February 1, 2003 ; Why we go -- Part six: Worth the risk. From the ashes ; One last job ; Line 28 ; Grounded
Control code
1673882
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 313 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781101903544
Lccn
2016011667
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1673882
  • (OCoLC)946076222
Label
Spaceman : an astronaut's unlikely journey to unlock the secrets of the universe, Mike Massimino
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: A science fiction monster -- Part one: I want to grow up to be Spider-Man. A perfect good ; Most all-around ; Who you gonna get? -- Part two: Maybe you're not cut out for this. The smart-kid Olympics ; Force feedback ; Human factors ; Disqualified ; Yes or no -- Part three: The real right stuff. There's Mach 1 ; If you have a problem ; Spacewalker ; Shackleton mode -- Part four: The door to space. Seeing beyond the stars ; Ready to go ; Weightless ; Earth is a planet ; Maybe this is heaven -- Part five: Russian roulette. The story of space ; February 1, 2003 ; Why we go -- Part six: Worth the risk. From the ashes ; One last job ; Line 28 ; Grounded
Control code
1673882
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 313 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781101903544
Lccn
2016011667
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1673882
  • (OCoLC)946076222

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