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Off the Planet: Surviving Five Perilous Months Aboard the Space Station Mir
Off the Planet: Surviving Five Perilous Months Aboard the Space Station Mir by Jerry Linenger 007136112X 9780071361125
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Off the Planet: Surviving Five Perilous Months Aboard the Space Station Mir by Jerry Linenger

SAn engrossing report.???ooklist SVividly captures the challenges and privations [Dr. Linenger] endured both before and during his flight.???ibrary Journal Nothing on earth compares to Off the Planet?r. Jerry Linengers dramatic account of space exploration turned survival mission during his 132 days aboard the decaying and unstable Russian space station Mir. Not since Apollo 13 has an American astronaut faced so many catastrophic malfunctions and life-threatening emergencies in one mission. In his remarkable narrative, Linenger chronicles power outages that left the crew in complete darkness, tumbling out of control; chemical leaks and near collisions that threatened to rupture Mirs hull; and most terrifying of all? raging fire that almost destroyed the space station and the lives of its entire crew.

Author: Jerry Linenger

Language: English

Edition: 1

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 256

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 2000-01-01

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