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The Resource The astronaut maker : how one mysterious engineer ran human spaceflight for a generation, Michael Cassutt

The astronaut maker : how one mysterious engineer ran human spaceflight for a generation, Michael Cassutt

Label
The astronaut maker : how one mysterious engineer ran human spaceflight for a generation
Title
The astronaut maker
Title remainder
how one mysterious engineer ran human spaceflight for a generation
Statement of responsibility
Michael Cassutt
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"One of the most elusive and controversial figures in NASA's history, George W.S. Abbey was called "the Dark Lord," "the Godfather," and "UNO" (unidentified NASA official) by those within NASA. 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. This fascinating account takes readers inside NASA to learn the real story of how Abbey rose to power and wielded it out of the spotlight. 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"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 629.4092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
TL789.85.A333
LC item number
C37 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The astronaut maker : how one mysterious engineer ran human spaceflight for a generation, Michael Cassutt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1005188277
Edition
First edition.
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781613737002
Lccn
2017060552
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1005188277
  • (Sirsi) a2044692
Label
The astronaut maker : how one mysterious engineer ran human spaceflight for a generation, Michael Cassutt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1005188277
Edition
First edition.
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781613737002
Lccn
2017060552
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1005188277
  • (Sirsi) a2044692

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