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Author Massimino, Mike, 1962- author.

Title Spaceman : an astronaut's unlikely journey to unlock the secrets of the universe / Mike Massimino.

Publication Info. New York : Crown Archetype, [2016]

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 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  629.45 MAS    AVAILABLE
 East Moline PL Adult Biography - EMPG-6  B MAS    AVAILABLE
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 Kankakee PL Third Floor - KKBB-2  B MASSIMINO    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Biography - MPLG-6  B MAS    AVAILABLE
 New Lenox PL Adult Biography - NLBB-1  B MAS    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Biography - NSLY-11  B MAS    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Roscoe Adult Biography - NSRY-11  B MAS    AVAILABLE

Edition First edition.
Description xiv, 313 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Contents I WANT TO GROW UP TO BE SPIDER-MAN -- A Perfect Good -- Most- All-Around -- Who You Gonna Get? -- MAYBE YOU'RE NOT CUT OUT FOR THIS -- The Smart-Kid Olympics -- Force Feedback -- Human Factors -- Disqualified -- Yes Or No -- THE REAL RIGHT STUFF -- There's Mach 1 -- If You Have a Problem -- Spacewalker -- Shackleton Mode -- THE DOOR TO SPACE -- Seeing Beyond the Stars -- Ready to Go -- Weightless -- Earth is a Planet -- Maybe this is Heaven -- RUSSIAN ROULETTE -- The Story of Space -- February 1, 2003 -- Why We Go -- WORTH THE RISK -- From the Ashes -- One Last Job -- Line -- Grounded.
Summary "A memoir by an unlikely astronaut who helped save the Hubble telescope describes his early attempts to gain admission into NASA, his first spacewalks, the loss of his fellow astronauts in the Columbia disaster, his decision not to return to space and his ongoing support of future space-travel ventures,"--NoveList.
Subject Massimino, Mike, 1962-
Hubble Space Telescope (Spacecraft) -- Maintenance and repair -- History.
Astronauts -- United States -- Biography.
Space flights -- History.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
ISBN 9781101903544 (hardcover)
1101903546 (hardcover)

 
    
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