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The astronaut maker

Michael Cassutt

The astronaut maker

how one mysterious engineer ran human spaceflight for a generation

by Michael Cassutt

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Aerospace engineers,
  • Management,
  • United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration,
  • Government executives,
  • Officials and employees,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 423-439) and index.

    StatementMichael Cassutt
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL789.85.A333 C37 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 460 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages460
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26963184M
    ISBN 101613737009
    ISBN 109781613737002
    LC Control Number2017060552
    OCLC/WorldCa1005188277

    Hi! My name is Mike Mongo and I'm an astronaut teacher. I'm author of children's book The Astronaut Instruction Manual.. I'm also vice-president of interstellar space science maker group & non-profit Icarus Interstellar, and strategic director for biennial interstellar space science summit, Starship more, I serve as At-Large Board Member as an active student member of Students.   Star Maker by Olaf Stapledon The consciousness of the disembodied narrator, to his own astonishment, is projected away from Earth on a mind-blowing journey through time .

    Astronaut Maker: How One Mysterious Engineer Ran Human Spaceflight for a Generation, Hardcover by Cassutt, Michael, ISBN , ISBN , Brand New, Free shipping Shares the story of the mysterious former director of the Jonshon Space Center and how he went from young pilot, to wannabe astronaut, to engineer, to bureaucrat, and finally to "the Dark Lord" of the space program. item 1 Michael Cassutt-The Astronaut Maker (US IMPORT) BOOK NEW 1 - Michael Cassutt-The Astronaut Maker (US IMPORT) BOOK NEW. AU $ +AU $ postage. item 2 Astronaut Maker: How One Mysterious Engineer Ran Human Spaceflight for a Generat 2 - Astronaut Maker: How One Mysterious Engineer Ran Human Spaceflight for a Generat.

      The Father, Son, and Holy Shuttle Book Liftoff! An Astronaut’s Dream Book Swimming For Shore Book STSD in flight crew photo Photo Astronaut Mike Mullane as a teenager with a homemade rocket, circa Photo Astronaut Mike Mullane boarding an RF-4C Phantom reconnaissance jet in Vietnam, Photo STS in flight crew photo Photo.   From young pilot and wannabe astronaut to engineer, bureaucrat, and finally director of the Johnson Space Center ('mission control'), Abbey's story has never been fully told-until now. The Astronaut Maker takes listeners inside NASA to learn the real story of how Abbey rose to power and wielded it out of the spotlight.


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Written by Michael Cassutt, the coauthor of the acclaimed astronaut memoirs DEKE. and We Have Capture, and informed by countless hours of interviews with Abbey and his family, friends, adversaries, and former colleagues, The Astronaut Maker is the ultimate insider's account of ambition and power politics at NASA.

THE ASTRONAUT MAKER – HOW ONE MYSTERIOUS ENGINEER RAN HUMAN SPACEFLIGHT FOR A GENERATION. This book takes the reader inside NASA to learn the real story of how George W S Abbey rose to power, from young pilot to director at the Johnson Space Center.

I'm pleased to announce the sale of my years-in-progress book ASTRONAUT MAKER to Lisa Reardon of Chicago Review Press via Stephen Barr of Writers House. This is a biography of NASA's George W. Abbey dealing with his unique career in human spaceflight that began in (with his assignment to Dyna Soar) and continued into The Astronaut Maker is a continuation of Cassutt’s Air & Space magazine article titled “Mr.

Inside.” In a way, this book almost functions as an end to a Cassutt trilogy – the author previously co-wrote Deke. (with Mercury/ASTP astronaut Deke Slayton) and We Have Capture (with astronaut General Tom Stafford). Abbey’s leadership bookends that of Slayton’ s and Stafford’ s.

The Astronaut Maker is largely a sympathetic biography of Abbey. While Cassutt acknowledges the criticism Abbey received, including his “Dark Lord” mystique, he also emphasizes the work he did to make the astronaut corps more diverse and more closely tie JSC to the broader community (such as hosting longhorn cattle on JSC property for a.

At NASA they called him The Astronaut Maker, which is the title of the book. For nearly 50 years, George Abbey was involved in every aspect of NASA starting shortly after it became NASA, up through when he served as Director of the Johnson Space Center in Houston, and to this day.

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During a thirty-seven-year career, mostly out of the spotlight, he oversaw the selection of every astronaut class from to Brand: Chicago Review Press. The Astronaut Maker takes readers inside NASA to learn the real story of how Abbey rose to power, from young pilot and wannabe astronaut to engineer, bureaucrat, and finally director of the Johnson Space Center.

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