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The Making Of An Ex Astronaut

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A description of NASA in the 1960s by a scientist-astronaut who became disenchanted with the agency due to its relative lack of interest in science.
Hardcover, 243 pages
Published 1970 by Houghton Mifflin
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Jul 29, 2012 Ian rated it 4 of 5 stars
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Read this book in HS. Bit of an eye opener--a scientist astronaut who decides not to be an astronaut. He was put off by the "right stuff", test pilot emphasis of NASA, and the comparative lack of support for science.
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