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By Robert Huffman

ISBN-10: 1511926597

ISBN-13: 9781511926591

Adventures of a celeb Warrior is Bob Huffman's fast moving and encouraging area technological know-how memoir. From a occupation spanning Sputnik, the distance commute and megastar Wars, Dr. Huffman tells of his precise odyssey from the laboratory to the release pad.

Loaded with historical past, humor, and human drama, listed here are again room bargains on the Pentagon, liftoffs that do not carry off (as good as many who do), and high-altitude heroics at the area trip. alongside for the journey are an not likely number of scientists, astronauts, infantrymen, and bureaucrats united to discover space.

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