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Gives great insight into how those men and women of steel were able to get it done.
A super summertime read!
One of my favorite books and I give away copies to lots of my friends. Very insightful story about the space shuttle program, but written in a good-reading, entertaining, personal... Read morePublished 16 days ago by Laura Galbraith
I loved it. We'll written and very very very funny. Not a technical book but an emotional and visual tour de force.Published 20 days ago by Will Sprecher
An exciting, adventure filled look into the first space shuttle missions. Mike Mullane gives a fun, yet honest account of operating one of the biggest technological marvels of the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Paul Aubert
I wanted to get a first-hand account of what it is like to qualify, train, and fly as an astronaut. And to his credit, Mullane does a good job there. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jeff Doyle
I read this book twice. Mullane's humor and uncensored peek under NASA's skirt gave me the understanding that astronauts really ARE human beings, and not the bulletproof supermen... Read morePublished 2 months ago by R. J. ROULSTON
Just like Mike Mullane, I spent my childhood building real rockets (not the Estes hobby rockets) that often exploded violently on the launchpad, and dreamed of going into space. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
This book captivated me from the first line. It details the very interesting life of an astronaut but also gives a realistic insight into the dangers and pitfalls. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Afnan R.