Название: Praxis Manned Spaceflight Log 1961-2006 Автор: Tim Furniss, David J. Shayler, Michael D. Shayler Издательство: Springer Год: 2007 Страниц: 829 Формат: PDF Размер: 20 mb ISBN: 0387341757 Язык: Английский This flagship work charts a complete chronological log of orbital manned spaceflight. Included are the X-15 "astroflights" of the 1960s, and the two 1961 Mercury and Redstone missions which were non-orbital. There is an image depicting each manned spaceflight, and data boxes containing brief biographies of all the space travelers. The main text is a narrative of each mission, its highlights and accomplishments, including the strange facts and humorous stories connected to every mission. The resulting book is a handy reference to all manned spaceflights, the names of astronauts and cosmonauts who flew on each mission, their roles and accomplishments.