Leaving Orbit

Leaving Orbit

Notes From the Last Days of American Spaceflight

Book - 2015
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Leaving Orbit takes the measure of what American spaceflight has achieved while reckoning with its earlier witnesses, such as Norman Mailer, Tom Wolfe, and Oriana Fallaci. Along the way, Dean meets NASA workers, astronauts, and space fans, gathering possible answers to the question: What does it mean that a spacefaring nation won't be going to space anymore? An elegy to the waning days of human spaceflight as we have known it.
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Graywolf Press, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781555977092
Branch Call Number: 629.4097 DEAN
Characteristics: 317 pages, 2 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Polito, Robert 1951-


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