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A Passion for Space : Adventures of a Pioneering Female NASA Flight Controller

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A Passion for Space : Adventures of a Pioneering Female NASA Flight Controller
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A Passion for Space
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Adventures of a Pioneering Female NASA Flight Controller
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A Passion for Space : Adventures of a Pioneering Female NASA Flight Controller
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A Passion for Space : Adventures of a Pioneering Female NASA Flight Controller
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  • Contents -- Acknowledgments -- About the Author -- Preface -- The Moon Landing, July 20, 1969 -- 1: Space Girl Grows Up -- Ohio University -- Close Encounters -- University of North Carolina -- Congressional Intern -- 2: Welcome to Houston -- Physicists in Valhalla -- Engage! -- Computer Sciences Corporation -- The Interview -- Reference -- 3: NASA Employee -- My First Assignment -- Getting with the Program -- Introduction to Mission Control -- Planning Ahead: Backup Flight System and STS-3 -- Becoming a NASA Family -- Procedures Verification -- Simulating Disaster -- Speechifying and House Hunting -- Women Speaking -- NASA Newlyweds -- Programmers on Per Diem -- Contingency Procedures -- Joining the Team -- Training -- The Question from Mr. Kranz -- References -- 4: Shuttle Procedures and Training -- Loss of 3 IMU Fans -- Uncertain Plans for STS-3 -- Loss of FES Thermal Analysis -- Astronaut Candidates -- Long Simulations -- Loss of FES Goes to Prime Time -- The Loss of 2 Freon Loops: I.e., the Basket Case -- Outstanding Employee -- Planning for High Flight Rates -- Ladies First -- Loss of 2 Freon Loops, Ascent Cases -- Speaking of Space -- A Different Enterprise -- Loss of 2 Freon Loops: Orbit Case -- Christmas in New York -- References -- 5: The First Flight of the Space Shuttle: STS-1 -- Family Planning -- Paper Sim on Tiles -- Primary Contact -- Launch Abort -- Second Chance for the First Launch -- Missing Tiles not Critical? -- References -- 6: Preparing for STS-2 -- New Payload for STS-3 -- No Skirts Allowed -- Promotion of the Wet Cat -- Training for STS-2 -- First Flight with Thor -- STS-3 Cargo Integration Review -- A Typical STS-2 Sim -- Cańt Plan on Anything -- Flying with Guidance -- References -- 7: STS-2: President Reagan Visits Mission Control -- Master Alarms -- Columbia Coming Home Early -- References
  • 8: Preparation for STS-3 -- Work Is Work -- 1982: STS-3 Payloads and Tests -- Everything That Can Go Wrong -- References -- 9: STS-3: Realtime Flight Planning -- Space Sick Crew -- More 14-Hour Planning Shifts -- Sleep Shifting -- First Extended Mission -- 10: Secret Preparations and Discrete Discrimination -- Hitting the Glass Ceiling -- A Secure Job? -- Emergency in a Small Plane -- California, Canyons, and Cowboys -- Federal Womeńs Week -- References -- 11: STS-4 Flight Activities Officer -- Issues with DOD-82-1 -- Secret Communications -- Guidance From Apollo -- Doors and Keyholes -- Space Walk Preview -- Better is the Enemy of Good -- A Fourth of July to Remember -- References -- 12: Welcome to Shuttle Operations -- Planning For STS-11/Manned Maneuvering Unit -- References -- 13: STS-5: Fire in Mission Control -- Launch Day, November 11, 1982 -- Friday Night at the MOCR -- Fire in Mission Control -- Challenge from Mr. Kranz -- What Happened to the Spacewalk? -- 14: Combining Family and Flight Planning -- STS-6: Deploy of TDRS, First Shuttle Spacewalk -- Ride, Sally, Ride (STS-7) -- References -- 15: Being Home with Baby -- Change in Schedule -- Spacelab, STS-9 -- Babýs First Christmas -- 1984: Needed at Home/Wanting to Work -- Becoming a Writer -- STS-What? -- STS-13, a.k.a. 41C -- Working Mothers -- References -- 16: Working Mother -- The Myth of the Superwoman -- Happy Birthday, 41-D -- Space Program Growing -- Icebusting on STS-41D -- Patronizing Coverage of STS-41-G -- Goodbye Government, Hello Private Industry -- References -- 17: Becoming an Aerospace Consultant -- 1985: The Space Shuttlés Busiest Year -- STS 51-C, the Flight of the Flyswatter -- Spacelab 3, 51-B -- Motheŕs Days -- Summer Flights -- The Final Stretch -- That Next Flight (51-I) -- Deutschland-1 (D1): Customer Support -- Wrapping Up the Year -- References
  • 18: The Challenger Disaster -- À̀ Major Malfunctioń ́-- Rogers Commission Recommendations -- More Transitions -- References -- 19: Space for Everyone -- After Columbia -- The Goal: Space Settlement -- References -- Appendix A -- First Women Flight Controllers -- Women Space Shuttle Flight Controllers 1981-1986 -- Appendix B -- First 25 Shuttle Flights -- Appendix C -- Acronyms and Abbreviations -- Index
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