Proceedings of a Conference on Results of the First U. S. Manned Suborbital Space Flight

By: NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Minor rubbing and scuffing to blue pictorial paper covers, bump to front cover affecting bottom corner with partial crease and nick; the first 18 pages have a moderate curl to the same corner. Tight and square, pages are clean and bright. . Published by NASA, "in cooperation with National Institutes of Health and National Academy of Sciences. " This publication includes ten conference papers discussing aspects of Project Mercury and Alan Shepard's flight into space, the first American manned space flight. Authors include Robert Gilruth, Christopher Kraft, Donald Slayton and Alan Shepard, among others. Printed on coated paper and illustrated with photos, drawings, tables and figures, this publication is one of the first published NASA reports, predating the SP numbered report series to appear later. A seminal publication. This is the scarce first edition, published by NASA. It is NOT the later publication of a similar name published by the University of Michigan Library. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 76 pages. D0

Title: Proceedings of a Conference on Results of the First U. S. Manned Suborbital Space Flight

Author Name: NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Categories: Astronomy & Space Exploration,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Washington DC. Washington DC, NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration: 1961

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 23779

Keywords: Space Program Project Mercury Alan Shepard