The Unbroken Chain (Paperback)

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Aground-shaking document of the glory days of manned space flight, this autobiography, told from the perspective of the launch pad, captures the birth and blossoming of NASA. Filled with colorful stories and anecdotes, many of which have never been published, this insider's account comes from the one man who worked side-by-side withand was the last person seen bythe astronauts. From the altitude chamber andvarious simulators to the environmentally controlled white room, this life story is an unprecedented look into the early days and inner workings of man's space exploration.

About the Author

Guenter Wendt is a mechanical engineer who was in charge of the NASA Kennedy Space Center launch tower pad operations for the entire "Mercury," "Gemini," and "Apollo" programs. He was also in charge of spacecraft preparations for all manned Apollo-Soyuz Test Project and Skylab flights. He currently speaks to students and civil groups on the importance of space exploration. He lives in Huntsville, Alabama. Russell Still is a commercial pilot who has written on a variety of computer and aerospace subjects and is the author of "Relics of the Space Race." He lives in Cumming, Georgia.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781926592015
Publisher: Collector's Guide Publishing, Inc.
Publication Date: May 1st, 2009
Pages: 200