As we update sections and buy books for assignments sometimes we get a few books on a topic all at once. We recently had that happen with our section on astronauts. While it may not be as flashy as the recent car in space…
View from SpaceX Launch Control. Apparently, there is a car in orbit around Earth. pic.twitter.com/QljN2VnL1O
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) February 6, 2018
These titles are housed in Cedar Rapids, but you can request them to be delivered to any of the other centers at any time.
Call Number: 629.13 H789f Title: Forever Flying: Fifty Years of High-Flying Adventures, from Barnstorming in Prop Planes to Dogfighting Germans to Testing Supersonic Jets Author: R.A. “Bob” Hoover
Call Number: 629.45 C415L Title: The Last Man on the Moon Authors: Eugene Cernan and Don Davis
Call Number: 629.45 C712f Title: Flying to the Moon: An Astronaut’s Story [Updated Ed.] Author: Michael Collins
NOTE: Collins was one of the first humans on the moon.
Call Number: 629.45 K667a Title: Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon Author: Jeffrey Kluger
Call Number: 629.45 M417s Title: Spaceman: An Astronaut’s Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe Author: Mike Massimino
Call Number: 629.45 R544s Title: Sally Ride: America’s First Woman in Space Author: Lynn Sherr