My parents were barely alive when Deke was out there flying test planes and risking his life for the sake of testing an aircraft and making sure it was safe. Read morePublished 1 month ago by BrazucAmerican
A stellar (pun intended) telling of our journey into the space age from the man that was a the helm for most of it.Published 2 months ago by Michael B.
If you're familiar with the moon race, this is a great look at some of the most compelling moments from the perspective of one of the players at NASA. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Jason W.
Interesting insight to how the different crews were selected for the space program and why changes had to be made. Read morePublished 7 months ago by B. Miller
What a great read from one ot the Mercury Seven. No agenda to settle, just the stories of a humble man.Published 7 months ago by David Boyd
Deke Slayton could have stormed out of NASA, justifiably angered by the cancellation of his Mercury flight weeks before launch for a condition that had been known about for years,... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Wildwing
I got to meet the Deke in person many years ago when my second daughter was 3 months old, I never got his autograph, but I do rememberPublished 10 months ago by Patricia Ann Saporito-Murdock