The Resource Spaceman : an astronaut's unlikely journey to unlock the secrets of the universe, Mike Massimino, (electronic resource)

Spaceman : an astronaut's unlikely journey to unlock the secrets of the universe, Mike Massimino, (electronic resource)

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Spaceman : an astronaut's unlikely journey to unlock the secrets of the universe
Title
Spaceman
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an astronaut's unlikely journey to unlock the secrets of the universe
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Mike Massimino
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eng
Summary
aHAVE YOU EVER WONDERED what it would be like to find yourself strapped to a giant rocket that's about to go from zero to 17,500 miles per hour? Or to look back on Earth from outer space and see the surprisingly precise line between day and night? Or to stand in front of the Hubble Space Telescope, wondering if the emergency repair you're about to make will inadvertently ruin humankind's chance to unlock the universe's secrets? Mike Massimino has been there, and in Spaceman Massimino's childhood space dreams were born the day Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon. Growing up in a working-class Long Island family, he catapulted himself to Columbia and then MIT, only to flunk his first doctoral exam and be rejected three times by NASA before making it through the final round of astronaut selection. Taking us through the surreal wonder and beauty of his first spacewalk, the tragedy of losing friends in the Columbia From the Hardcover edition
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
TOH
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1962-
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Massimino, Mike
Dewey number
  • 629.450092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
TL789.85.M324
LC item number
A3 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Massimino, Mike
  • Hubble Space Telescope (Spacecraft)
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / General
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Engineering (General)
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Spaceman : an astronaut's unlikely journey to unlock the secrets of the universe, Mike Massimino, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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unknown
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1 online resource.
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online
Isbn
9781101903551
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computer
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rdamedia
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(OCoLC)959853047
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Spaceman : an astronaut's unlikely journey to unlock the secrets of the universe, Mike Massimino, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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Electronic book
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101903551
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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f2ce2128-d33e-40a4-8412-828832fcaa5e
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unknown sound
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remote
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(OCoLC)959853047

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