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- DescriptionIn October 1968 Donn Eisele flew with fellow astronauts Walt Cunningham and Wally Schirra into Earth orbit in Apollo 7, the first manned mission in the Apollo program. Despite the success of Apollo 7, Eisele never flew in space again. After his retirement, Eisele wrote in detail about his years in the air force and his time in the Apollo program. Readers can now share in Eisele's experiences.
- Author BiographyDonn Eisele (1930-87) flew the Apollo 7 spacecraft in 1968 and served as backup command module pilot for the Apollo 10 moon mission. After retiring from the air force and the space program, he became director of the U.S. Peace Corps in Thailand. Francis French is the director of education at the San Diego Air and Space Museum and the coauthor of Into That Silent Sea: Trailblazers of the Space Era, 1961-1965 (Nebraska, 2007). Susie Eisele Black (1939-2014) was the widow of astronaut Donn Eisele.
- Author(s)Donn Eisele
- PublisherUniversity of Nebraska Press
- Date of Publication30/11/2016
- GenreAutobiography: Science, Technology & Medical
- Series TitleOutward Odyssey: A People's History of Spaceflight
- Place of PublicationLincoln
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Nebraska Press
- Content Note37 photographs
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Edited byFrancis French
- Format DetailsCloth over boards
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