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Leaving Orbit: Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight

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Leaving Orbit: Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight - Dean, Margaret Lazarus
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Winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize, a breathtaking elegy to the waning days of human spaceflight as we have known it. In the 1960s humans took their first steps away from Earth--and for a time our possibilities in space seemed endless. But in a time of austerity, and in the wake of high-profile disasters like Challenger , that dream has ended. In early 2011, Margaret Lazarus Dean traveled to Cape Canaveral for NASA's last three space shuttle launches in order to bear witness to the end of an era. With Dean as ...

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Leaving Orbit: Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight 2016, Audible Studios on Brilliance

ISBN-13: 9781522605270

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Leaving Orbit: Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight 2015, Graywolf Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9781555977092

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