Fallen astronauts : heroes who died reaching for the moon / Colin Burgess and Kate Doolan with Bert Vis ; foreword by Eugene A. Cernan.
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- ISBN: 9780803285095 (cloth : alk. paper)
- ISBN: 0803285094 (cloth : alk. paper)
- Physical Description: xxviii, 386 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
- Edition: Revised edition.
- Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 
Previous edition: 2003.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages -374) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
A routine training flight: Capt. Theodore Cordy Freeman, USAF -- Gemini twins: Elliot McKay See Jr., Capt. Charles Arthur Bassett II, USAF -- Countdown to disaster: Lt. Col. Virgil Ivan Grissom, USAF, Lt. Col. Edward Higgins White II, USAF, Lt. Cdr. Roger Bruce Chaffee, USN -- By the light of a Soviet moon: Russia's cosmonauts -- A lonely stretch of road: Maj. Edward Galen Givens Jr., USAF -- "Mayday, mayday!": Maj. Clifton Curtis Williams Jr., USMC -- Epilogue.
Stories of the eight American astronauts and eight Soviet cosmonauts who died in the race to reach the moon. -- Publisher.
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|Subject:||Astronauts > United States > Biography.
Astronauts > Soviet Union > Biography.
Space flight to the moon > History.
Manned space flight.
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