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Homesteading Space: The Skylab Story (Outward Odyssey: A People's History of Spaceflight) Paperback – 1 Nov 2011

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  • Paperback: 568 pages
  • Publisher: Bison Books (1 Nov. 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0803236395
  • ISBN-13: 978-0803236394
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 3.8 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 622,454 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"The success of our nation''s first space station did not come easily. The challenges were met with vision, courage, and competence. Those who personified these traits forcefully and honestly tell their stories here unfiltered by writers or press. The result is both historically significant and a great read."--Ed Gibson, Skylab III science pilot and author --Ed Gibson

"Published here for the first time, [Alan Bean's diary, added to voice transcripts of space walks, produces the you-are-there immediacy that buffs crave."--Gilbert Taylor, "Booklist"

--Gilbert Taylor "Booklist "

"Published here for the first time, [Alan] Bean's diary, added to voice transcripts of space walks, produces the you-are-there immediacy that buffs crave."--Gilbert Taylor, "Booklist"
--Gilbert Taylor "Booklist "

Published here for the first time, [Alan] Bean s diary, added to voice transcripts of space walks, produces the you-are-there immediacy that buffs crave. Gilbert Taylor, "Booklist"
--Gilbert Taylor "Booklist ""

""Homesteading Space" is not just about the scientific knowledge that was obtained in orbit this is the story of the astronauts who conducted the experiments, who lived in space for weeks or months at a time, and how they coped." Andrew J./div>--Andrew J. Liptak "Worlds in a Grain of Sand blog ""

Savvy consumers of space history have come to expect high quality in the Outward Odyssey A People's History of Spaceflight series edited by Colin Burgess. This fourth volume definitely does not disappoint. Rick W./I>--Rick W. Sturdevant "Air Power History ""

Published here for the first time, [Alan] Bean s diary, added to voice transcripts of space walks, produces the you-are-there immediacy that buffs crave. Gilbert Taylor, Booklist

--Gilbert Taylor "Booklist ""

"A worthy account of an important but largely forgotten program. . . . For those who would like to learn more about the achievement, Homesteading Space offers valuable personal recollections from those who were there."--Roger Launius, Air & Space --Roger Launius "Air & Space "

"Savvy consumers of space history have come to expect high quality in the 'Outward Odyssey--A People's History of Spaceflight' series edited by Colin Burgess. This fourth volume definitely does not disappoint."--Rick W./I>--Rick W. Sturdevant "Air Power History "

"Published here for the first time, [Alan] Bean's diary, added to voice transcripts of space walks, produces the you-are-there immediacy that buffs crave."--Gilbert Taylor, Booklist

--Gilbert Taylor "Booklist "

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"A worthy account of an important but largely forgotten program. . . . For those who would like to learn more about the achievement, Homesteading Space offers valuable personal recollections from those who were there."―Roger Launius, Air & Space
(Roger Launius Air & Space)

“A well-told saga of Skylab from start to fiery fall.”―Coalition for Space Exploration
(Coalition for Space Exploration)

“Savvy consumers of space history have come to expect high quality in the ‘Outward Odyssey―A People's History of Spaceflight’ series edited by Colin Burgess. This fourth volume definitely does not disappoint.”―Rick W. Sturdevant, Air Power History
(Rick W. Sturdevant Air Power History)

“Published here for the first time, [Alan] Bean’s diary, added to voice transcripts of space walks, produces the you-are-there immediacy that buffs crave.”―Gilbert Taylor, Booklist

(Gilbert Taylor Booklist)

"Homesteading Space is not just about the scientific knowledge that was obtained in orbit―this is the story of the astronauts who conducted the experiments, who lived in space for weeks or months at a time, and how they coped."―Andrew J. Liptak, Worlds in a Grain of Sand blog
(Andrew J. Liptak Worlds in a Grain of Sand blog)

"The success of our nation's first space station did not come easily. The challenges were met with vision, courage, and competence. Those who personified these traits forcefully and honestly tell their stories here unfiltered by writers or press. The result is both historically significant and a great read."―Ed Gibson, Skylab III science pilot and author
(Ed Gibson)

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