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The Resource Aurora 7 : The Mercury Space Flight of M. Scott Carpenter

Aurora 7 : The Mercury Space Flight of M. Scott Carpenter

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Aurora 7 : The Mercury Space Flight of M. Scott Carpenter
Title
Aurora 7
Title remainder
The Mercury Space Flight of M. Scott Carpenter
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eng
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Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Space Exploration
Aurora 7 : The Mercury Space Flight of M. Scott Carpenter
Label
Aurora 7 : The Mercury Space Flight of M. Scott Carpenter
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents -- Dedication -- Foreword -- Author's prologue -- Acknowledgements -- 1: A replacement astronaut -- FIRST ASTRONAUT CHOSEN -- GO FOR ORBIT -- HEALTH CONCERNS -- THE CHANGE IS MADE -- TAKING UP THE CHALLENGE -- REFERENCES -- 2: From Colorado to the Cape -- THE GREAT OUTDOORS -- A BRUSH WITH DEATH -- FLIGHT TRAINING -- TEST PILOT SCHOOL -- NAVAL INTELLIGENCE -- PROJECT MERCURY -- SEVEN FOR SPACE -- EARLY TRAINING AT LANGLEY -- REFERENCES -- 3: Mission planning for MA-7 -- LOADING UP WITH EXPERIMENTS -- A MULTI-COLORED BALLOON -- STILL MORE EXPERIMENTS -- SUITING UP FOR SPACE -- FACING THE MANY UNKNOWNS -- FLIGHT DELAYS -- REFERENCES -- 4: Aurora 7 in orbit -- PREPARING FOR LAUNCH -- THE DAWN OF AURORA -- FINAL COUNTDOWN -- "THE CLOCK HAS STARTED" -- EARLY PROBLEMS -- THE WORLD THROUGH A WINDOW -- THINGS WARM UP -- JOHN GLENN'S "FIREFLIES" -- LAUNCHING A BALLOON -- REFERENCES -- 5: A highly troubled mission -- SECOND ORBIT -- FLIGHT CONTINUES -- "GO" FOR A THIRD ORBIT -- DRIFTING FLIGHT -- SOLVING THE "SNOWFLAKES" -- RETROFIRE -- COMING HOME -- REFERENCES -- 6: Walter Cronkite: "We may have lost an astronaut" -- SHIPS ON STANDBY -- RECOVERY UNDER WAY -- FROGMEN IN THE WATER -- INTREPID'S HELICOPTERS TO THE RESCUE -- SAFELY ON BOARD -- RETRIEVING AURORA 7 -- GRAND TURK ISLAND -- A FAMILY REJOICES -- PRESS CONFERENCES AND PRESENTATIONS -- PILOT'S SUMMARY -- REFERENCES -- 7: From astronaut to aquanaut -- A BELATED DEGREE -- GROUND CONTROL AND THE ASTRONAUT -- A WHOLE NEW DIRECTION -- PROJECT SEALAB -- DANGERS OF THE DEEP -- LIFE GOES ON -- REFERENCES -- 8: Epilogue: The man and his spacecraft -- A WELL-TRAVELED SPACECRAFT -- LOSS OF A SPACE FLIGHT LEGEND -- BY WAY OF TRIBUTE {u2026} -- REFERENCES -- Appendix 1 -- MA-7 conference: Flight results in detail -- THE PILOT: SCOTT CARPENTER -- FLIGHT OPERATIONS CREW REPORT -- GROUND COMMUNICATION
  • MISSION OPERATIONS REPORT -- MERCURY PROJECT OFFICE -- GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER -- AEROMEDICAL OBSERVATIONS -- REFERENCE -- Appendix 2 -- Scientific instruments carried on MA-7 -- 35 mm Hand Held Camera -- Film -- Filter Mosaics -- Photometer -- Binoculars -- Extinction Photometer -- Airglow Filter -- Night Adaptation Eye Mover -- Map Booklet, Star Navigation Device and Inserts, and Flight Plan Cards -- Equipment Stowage -- Appendix 3 -- Results of MA-7 tethered balloon experiment -- Test results -- Summary -- RESULTS OF FLUIDS IN SPACE EXPERIMENT: 50 YEARS ON -- REFERENCES -- Appendix 4 -- Sequence of events during the MA-7 flight -- Appendix 5 -- MA-7 capsule fuel consumption chart(Times quoted are mission elapsed time) -- Appendix 6 -- Chronological summary of post- landing events -- Appendix 7 -- Scott Carpenter in popular culture -- About the author -- Index
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