James R Hansen
When Apollo 11 touched down on the Moon's surface in 1969, the first man on the Moon became a legend. In First Man, author James R. Hansen explores the life of Neil Armstrong. Based on over fifty hours of interviews with the intensely private Armstrong, who also...
2) First man
|Publication Date||Source||Publisher||Physical Description||Language||Availability|
|2003-<2007>||FDLP||National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA History Office, Office of External Relations||1 online resource (volumes <1-2>) : illustrations.||English|| |
On a cold January morning in 1986, NASA launched the Space Shuttle Challenger, despite warnings against doing so by many individuals, including Allan McDonald. The fiery destruction of Challenger on live television moments after launch remains an indelible image in the nation's collective memory.
In Truth, Lies, and O-Rings, McDonald, a skilled engineer and executive, relives the tragedy from where he stood at Launch...