Selecting the Mercury Seven: The Search for America's First Astronauts - Burgess, Colin

The names of the seven Mercury astronauts were announced in April 1959 amid a flurry of publicity and patriotism. This work provides biographical details of all thirty-two finalists for the seven coveted places as America's pioneering astronauts. All of the candidates were among the nation's elite pilots involved in testing new supersonic aircraft ...

Selecting the Mercury Seven: The Search for America's First Astronauts 2011, Springer, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781441984043

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