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Author Burgess, Colin, 1947- author.

Title Fallen astronauts : heroes who died reaching for the moon / Colin Burgess and Kate Doolan with Bert Vis ; foreword by Eugene A. Cernan.

Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
Edition Revised edition.
Physical description 1 online resource (417 pages)
Series Outward odyssey. A people's history of spaceflight
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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. Ccol. 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.
Summary Stories of the eight American astronauts and eight Soviet cosmonauts who died in the race to reach the moon. -- Publisher.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Local Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author Doolan, Kate, 1962- author.
Vis, Bert, author.
Subject Astronauts -- United States -- Biography.
Astronauts -- Soviet Union -- Biography.
Space flight to the moon -- History.
Manned space flight.
Astronauts -- Death.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780803285095 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780803285996 (e-book)