✮ Into the Black: The electrifying true story of how the first flight of the Space Shuttle nearly ended in disaster Books ✰ Author Rowland White – Tactical-player.co.uk

Into the Black: The electrifying true story of how the first flight of the Space Shuttle nearly ended in disaster The Right Stuff Of Our Times Daily MailA Spellbinding Account Of The First Flight Of The Space Shuttle, One Of The Great Technological Developments Of The Late Th Century


6 thoughts on “Into the Black: The electrifying true story of how the first flight of the Space Shuttle nearly ended in disaster

  1. says:

    This is an extremely informative account leading up to and through the first mission of the space shuttle I love the way Rowland White writes and being able to produce a fact based but almost conversational narrative to the technical depths he achieves is outstanding It is clear that he dedicated


  2. says:

    Really enjoyed this Nicely written, well researched, and I rattled through it quickly.He covers the development of the Shuttle right from the start during Apollo up to its first flight, with a brief appendix about its subsequent problems as well as a few brief mentions of the Soviet shuttle Buran This is m


  3. says:

    It is easy to forget just how long ago the Shuttle Orbiter was conceived , designed and built and the technical constraints faced by the engineers and Pilots Fly by wire was in its infancy and computer memory measured in tens of kilobytes That it worked at all was a miracle That it worked so well, stunning The loss


  4. says:

    A very interesting read At 71 I have been around throughout all the space exploration and remember most of the highs and lows This book just explained detail than I knew at the time and also the existence of the spy satellites which weren t known about at the time Quite easy reading, not too technical.


  5. says:

    Excellent book The poor strapline about the electrifying story put me off buying it for some time It is not just about the first flight of the shuttle, it is a fascinating insight into bits of the history of the American space programme that have been overlooked The relationship between the shuttle, the MOL and American spy satellites


  6. says:

    I have read many books about space and aviation in general and this one I rate really highly It essentially shows the shuttle programme as it was seen by the NASA astronaut office and by a few astronauts in particular It also gives and interesting view of the MOL project and the relationship between the USAF and NASA This relationship was very i


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