Sigma 7 Mission Report
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Sigma 7: The NASA Mission Reports
"Wally Schirra's Mercury mission -- the original 'textbook flight' -- is one of those episodes in space history that deserves to be told well. This book answers that need with the most detailed account of Sigma 7 available." Andrew Chaikin, author of "A Man on the Moon."
Sigma 7 - The NASA Mission Reports comes with a bonus Windows CDROM
featuring NASA movies and images and an exclusive interview with Sigma 7 pilot Walter M. Schirra!
At 7:15 a.m. on October 3, 1962, Project Mercury Astronaut Walter M. Schirra, Jr., in his Sigma 7 spacecraft, was launched into space
and orbited the Earth six times, completing another step in the grand U.S. program to send a man to the Moon and then return him safely to the Earth.
Now for the first time commercially available read the details of America's first long duration space voyage. The book includes the overall details of the Mercury Atlas 8 mission, the overall Mercury gameplan, the surface to air transcripts and an exclusive interview with the pilot, Wally Schirra.Features and Reviews:"Wally Schirra's Mercury mission -- the original 'textbook flight' -- is one of those episodes in space history that deserves to be told well. This book answers that need with the most detailed account of Sigma 7 available."
- Andrew Chaikin, author of "A Man on the Moon."Paperback: 216 pages
Publisher: Collector's Guide Publishing Inc; Bk&CD-Rom edition (September 1, 2003)
Book Dimensions: 10 x 6.9 x 0.5 inchesBonus CD-ROM Included!The CD contains a NASA produced film titled
"The Flight of Sigma 7."
The CD also contains a pdf of the hard-to-find NASA Special Publication, Space Medicine In Project Mercury (SP-4003)
Finally, the CD has a short interview with Wally Schirra
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Sigma 7 Mission Report