NASA Northrop T-38

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Nasa Northrop T-38, The: Photographic Art from an Astronaut Pilot Photography and Text by Story Musgrave

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In 1967, Story Musgrave became an astronaut. During his thirty years with NASA, he flew the T-38 supersonic jet, now celebrating fifty years since its creation. This timeless beauty became central to Story s NASA world and to his six space flights, during which he routinely carried a camera to capture its grace and performance. According to Story, the T-38s will continue to maintain the spirit of the organization, the astronauts, and mission control. This stunning collection of private photographs puts you right in the middle of the action. For the space enthusiast and photographer, Story provides a first hand account of the people and planes, giving us a fascinating insight into the culture of the NASA flying world."We grew to push the aircraft and ourselves to the edge but never beyond. Like restless folks, we kept raising the bar, decade after decade, we always found another peak to climb."- Story MusgraveWorld-renowned inspirational speaker, Story Musgrave is one of NASA's most experienced astronauts. With a 30 year career spanning the Apollo era of the 1960s right through to the Space Shuttle program of the 1990s, he is a veteran of six space shuttle flights. Widely regarded as a renaissance man, Story is one of the world's greatest aviators, explorers and philosophers.

  • Hardcover: 266 pages
  • Publisher: Lannistoria; Signed edition (March 16, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • Book Dimensions: 12.2 x 9.1