Results of the Second United States Manned Orbital Space Flight: May 24, 1962 - NASA SP-6

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Softcover. 107 pages, b&w illustrations. An early official history of one of America's first manned space flights. Softcover with light blue wraps. Previous owner's signature on front fly leaf otherwise clean. None. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Results of the Second United States Manned ...
Publisher: NASA
Publication Date: 1962
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st

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Published by NASA: Manned Spacecraft Center (1962)
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Book Description NASA: Manned Spacecraft Center, 1962. Soft cover. Book Condition: Good. Softcover. Blue paper covers with black lettering and a black and blue illustration on the front cover. Date on the title page is May 24, 1962. 107 pages. In good condition. The binding is strong. The edges are worn and toned a bit, but the covers are clean and unmarked. Spine is a bit toned and worn. The pages inside are a bit toned overall but otherwise clean and unmarked, and contain stats, graphs, photographs and illustrations, as well as an appendix. Published by NASA's Manned Spacecraft Center for Project Mercury. Bookseller Inventory # 9-1897

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Published by U.S. Government Printing Office,, Washington, D.C.: (1962)
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Book Description U.S. Government Printing Office,, Washington, D.C.:, 1962. VG/no dust jacket 107 page stapled paperback (wraps), light blue cover,library code number on cover and Mercury written on cover,otherwise clean and tight copy with slight edgewear. 106 page booklet with black and white photos,schematics, tables etc. Includes Spacecraft and launch-vehicle performance,Mercury Network Performance,Mission operations,Space Science Report,Aeromedical Studies,Pilot Performance,Pilot's Flight Report, more. Bookseller Inventory # 26184

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Book Description NASA, Washington, DC, 1962. Paperback. Book Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book. The book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some beginning sunning to the spine of the book. The text pages are clean and bright. "The Mercury space capsule was produced by McDonnell Aircraft, and carried supplies of water, food and oxygen for about one day in a pressurized cabin. Mercury flights were launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, on launch vehicles modified from the Redstone and Atlas D missiles. The capsule was fitted with a launch escape rocket to carry it safely away from the launch vehicle in case of a failure. The flight was designed to be controlled from the ground via the Manned Space Flight Network, a system of tracking and communications stations; back-up controls were outfitted on board. Small retrorockets were used to bring the spacecraft out of its orbit, after which an ablative heat shield protected it from the heat of atmospheric reentry. Finally, a parachute slowed the craft for a water landing. Both astronaut and capsule were recovered by helicopters deployed from a U. S. Navy ship.". Bookseller Inventory # A33509

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United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Manned Spacecraft Center
Published by Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. (1962)
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Book Description Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C., 1962. Paperbound with Stiff Covers. v, 107p. A near fine copy, the back cover of which has a 1 1/2" crease that is visible into page eighty-three. Size: 4to - over 9 3/4" - 12" Tall. Bookseller Inventory # 022929

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