Space Station Friendship

A Visit with the Crew in 2007

Dick Lattimer

 
Publication date:
November 2017
Publisher :
Stackpole Books
Language:
English
Format Available     Quantity Price
Paperback
ISBN : 9780811736992

Dimensions : 231 X 151 mm
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£14.95

Overview
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The year is 2007, the fiftieth anniversary of the Space Age. Space shuttle Discovery is about o dock at the first permanent U. S. space station, which author Dick Lattimer called Friendship. In all but name, the space station depicted in these pages is based on NASA plans.
To help you project yourself on board, Lattimer has created a fictional crew, including three rookie crew members—doctoral candidates who have been chosen to do special work on their theses. By viewing the space station through their eyes, you'll learn about the important work to be done there.
Friendship reflects existing technology and projected plans. As part of his extensive research, Lattimer, along with his son, illustrator Michael Lattimer, had the unique opportunity to spend several different days aboard the space station mockup at Huntsville, Alabama.
Inevitably, there will be design modification. But life aboard out first permanent space station will probably resemble life on space station Friendship.
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