On the Shoulders of Titans: A History of Project Gemini

On the Shoulders of Titans: A History of Project Gemini[Reading] ➽ On the Shoulders of Titans: A History of Project Gemini Author Barton C. Hacker – Varanus.us A detailed, yet highly readable book, On the Shoulders of Titans should be the starting point for all who are interested in the basic history of the Gemini Program NASA s second human spaceflight prog A detailed, yet highly readable Shoulders of MOBI ó book, On the Shoulders of Titans should be the starting point for all who are interested in the basic history of the Gemini Program NASA s second human spaceflight program, Gemini laid the groundwork for the ambitious Apollo program which put astronauts on the Moon This informative and entertaining book had long been out of print On the PDF or and is now available in softcover format Recommended for students, scholars, journalists, hobbyists, and all who are interested in human spaceflight history.

On the Shoulders of Titans: A History of Project Gemini
  • Paperback
  • 625 pages
  • On the Shoulders of Titans: A History of Project Gemini
  • Barton C. Hacker
  • English
  • 28 December 2017
  • 0160671574

    10 thoughts on “On the Shoulders of Titans: A History of Project Gemini


  1. says:

    After reading The Right Stuff I realized I knew very little history of the following Gemini program This book here is a history commissioned by NASA and available on there site as a PDF.A straight forward history involving the details of the program The people involved, engineering tasks, budget problems, bureaucracy, etc.So there are the uninteresting details, but also plenty of details regarding engineering tasks to overcome along with failed approaches Since this was the middle program b After reading The Right Stuff I realized I knew very little history of the following Gemini program This book here is a history commissioned by NASA and available on there site as a PDF.A straight forward history involving the details of the program The people involved, engineering tasks, budget problems, bureaucracy, etc.So there are the uninteresting details, but also plenty of details regarding engineering tasks to overcome along with failed approaches Since this was the middle program between Mercury and Apollo the historical interest has not been much Still reading this is is amazing how much they did accomplish and how important the program was to what was needed to learn for the Apollo program Especially amazing was the first space rendezvous between two Gemini capsules I had no idea we ever had two launches so close together So glad I read this


  2. says:

    Experiment coordinatorFollowing Mercury, I joined the Cape team as the in flight experiments integrator Dealing with the Halls of Ivy guys wasn t always easy Tougher still was the Dod This book tells it right A good read,thank you Messrs Hacker and Grimwood Gene Hummel


  3. says:

    Great detailed insight into the US Gemini space program.

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