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One of the astronauts in the book is a personal friend..Don Pettit so fascinating to read this storyPublished 24 months ago by Nancy Parker
A book about astronauts is heroic enough. There's no need to fill the book with metaphor after metaphor, and allegory after allegory. Just tell the story, man. Read morePublished on August 18, 2014 by John Buflod
I love stories of the space program, but this one was too full of breathless hyperboles. Had to quit part way through.Published on January 5, 2014 by Philip Shane
I enjoyed this read, even though the entire thing was written in "movie trailer voice." It was a compelling human interest story.Published on November 25, 2013 by Angora HP
Good read. I enjoyed it, though sometimes the author gets a little melodramatic in his language and descriptions, and I think he over-dramatized the landing a bit. Read morePublished on November 22, 2013 by Daniel Rosenberg
I always wanted to be an astronaut. But being born legally blind, that was not to be. So I pursued a degree in aerospace engineering, and for years, focused on the technical side... Read morePublished on May 7, 2013 by Jason D. Killips
I acknowledge that I'm an outlier here, but I can't fathom how anyone can give this dud of a book more than 3 stars. Read morePublished on June 13, 2012 by Harry M. Shin
This is the story of the unsung heroes post the Columbia disaster of February 2003. While pundits have chosen to memorialize those who lost their lives in the fireball that was... Read morePublished on February 23, 2010 by Mr. Robert C. Bonds
Merely in terms of insider astronaut/cosmonaut history, gossip, and lore (did you know Tank Girl is the cult film of the American female astronaut corps? Read morePublished on January 10, 2009 by Paul Woodford