Columbia and Beyond: The Story of the Space Shuttle ebook
by Franklyn M. Branley
Branley, Franklyn Mansfield, 1915-2002. Discusses the space vehicle, "Columbia," the space laboratory, "Spacelab," and other proposed space projects.
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A grimly captivating new history of the loss of the space shuttle Columbia. Despite the dramatic tragedy at the beginning of the book, it's the quiet stories of perseverance and camaraderie that will linger longest with the reader. Christian Science Monitor. How glowing is our praise of this book? It simply cannot be higher.
Bringing Columbia Home: The Untold Story of a Lost Space Shuttle and Her Crew by. .This book goes beyond
Customers who bought this item also bought. Centuries from now the space shuttle program will beregarded as mankind's first mighty leap into space, not in a rowboat, but in atruly useful spaceship. This book goes beyond. The author has used a number of recently declassified documents to portray the true story of how the Shuttle program actually went from idealistic dreaming, to reality, to production, and then to actual flight. I enjoyed the whole thing. The authors portrayal of the astronauts involved is fascinating.
PDF The two Space Shuttle tragedies, Challenger and Columbia, have led to.
PDF The two Space Shuttle tragedies, Challenger and Columbia, have led to many papers on case studies on engineering ethics. ciate Professor at Bradley University in Peoria, IL. He has previously worked as an Assistant Professor at. Michigan Technological University. information on the development of the Space Shuttle can be found in Heppenheimer’s book The. Space Shuttle Decision,9 while Wings on Orbit10 provides an overview of all the space shuttle. Challenger was the third Orbiter built (OV-099), and the second to fly in space, after Columbia.
The story of the recovery of the space shuttle Columbia deserves to be better .
The story of the recovery of the space shuttle Columbia deserves to be better known and celebrated. On February 1, 2003, I was at home enjoying my retirement, when I received a phone call from my daughter Susan, who worked on the Space Shuttle Program at Johnson Space Center. She said, Dad, they’ve lost contact with Columbia. I worked on the shuttle during its development, and I was fortunate enough to be selected to fly with John Young on Columbia during its maiden flight. This book, Bringing Columbia Home, demonstrates the dedication of the women and men who undertook this extremely trying job at a time when their hearts were full of sorrow.
On February 1, 2003, the Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrated during atmospheric entry, killing all seven crew members. The disaster was the second fatal accident in the Space Shuttle program, after Challenger, which broke apart 73 seconds after liftoff and killed the seven-member crew in 1986. During the launch of STS-107, Columbia's 28th mission, a piece of foam insulation broke off from the Space Shuttle external tank and struck the left wing of the orbiter.