Calculated Risk E–pub/Kindle


  • Paperback
  • 362
  • Calculated Risk
  • George Leopold
  • en
  • 23 August 2019
  • 9781557538291

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review Calculated Risk Ñ eBook or Kindle ePUB Remost a Cold Warrior a member of the first group of Mercury astronauts whose goal it was to beat the Soviet Union into space and eventually to the moonDrawing on extensive interviews with fellow astronauts NASA engineers family members and friends of Gus Grissom George Leopold delivers a comprehensive and corrective account of Grissom's life that places his career in the context of the Cold War and the history of human spaceflight Calculated Risk The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom Revised and Expanded includes a new afterword with Leopold's fir.

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review Calculated Risk Ñ eBook or Kindle ePUB Unlike other American astronauts Virgil I Gus Grissom never had the chance to publish his memoirs Killed along with his crew in a launch pad fire on January 27 1967 Grissom also lost his chance to walk on the moon and return to describe his journey Others went in his place The stories of the moon walkers are familiar Less appreciated are Grissom's contributionsThe international prestige of winning the Moon Race cannot be understated and Grissom played a pivotal and enduring role in securing that legacy for the United States Indeed Grissom was first and fo.

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review Calculated Risk Ñ eBook or Kindle ePUB Sthand account of NASA's Day of Remembrance fifty years after the tragedy on Pad 34 At the invitation of Grissom's brother Lowell the author attended NASA's two day observance which included the unveiling of a permanent exhibit at the Kennedy Space Center honoring the crew Photos first published in Calculated Risk are part of the Apollo 1 exhibit The updated edition includes additional images of Grissom's life and work Calculated Risk adds significantly to our understanding of the Space Race a tumultuous and ultimately triumphant period in American histor.

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