Astronaut Maker: How One Mysterious Engineer Ran Human Spaceflight for a Ge…
“The real book about the manned space program would be a book about George Abbey.” —Richard Truly, former astronaut and Administrator of NASA
One of the most elusive and controversial figures in NASA’s history, George W. S. Abbey was called “the Dark Lord,” “the Godfather,” and “UNO” (unidentified NASA official) by those within NASA. He was said to be secretive, despotic, a Space Age Machiavelli. Yet Abbey had more influence on human spaceflight than almost anyone in history. From young…
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When the convulsions of the Arab Spring first became manifest in Syria in March 2011, the Ba'athist regime was quick to blame the protests on the "Syrian Muslim Brotherhood" and it..
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Write a great script and get it into the hands of the Hollywood players! So you want to be a screenwriter? Whether you want to write a feature film or a TV script or adapt your fav..
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They had the most dangerous job n the Air Force. Now Bury Us Upside Down reveals the never-before-told story of the Vietnam War’s top-secret jet-fighter outfit–an all-volunteer..
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Running Doc's comprehensive book on running injuries can help you solve your aches and pains for years of healthy running. For a runner, injury is a terrible fate. Yet every year, ..
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Explores the causes for the dramatic decline in in New York City murders from a record 2,200 in 1990 to a low 767 in 1997...