by Pat Duggins
Hardcover, 249 pages, Univ Pr of Florida, List Price: $24.95 |
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The riveting history of NASA's shuttle program, its missions, and its impending demise are examined in a behind-the-scenes view of what was once the cornerstone of the U.S. space program.
March 1, 2008 Pat Duggins has covered nearly 100 space shuttle mission, but until recently, he's kept his feet planted firmly on the ground. Duggins recently got his first chance to enjoy zero gravity while aboard the sub-orbital flight known as The Vomit Comet. The parabolic flight creates the feeling of weightlessness.
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November 24, 2007 In his new book, Final Countdown Pat Duggins recounts the controversial history of the shuttle program, which has been marred by two fatal disasters and exorbitant costs.
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