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By Donn Eisele,Francis French,Susan Eisele Black

ISBN-10: 0803262833

ISBN-13: 9780803262836

In October 1968 Donn Eisele flew with fellow astronauts Walt Cunningham and Wally Schirra into Earth orbit in Apollo 7. the 1st manned project within the Apollo software and the 1st manned flight after a hearth in the course of a release pad try out killed 3 astronauts in early 1967, Apollo 7 helped restart NASA’s manned-spaceflight program.

recognized to many as a goofy, lighthearted prankster, Eisele labored his manner from the U.S. Naval Academy to check pilot institution after which into the opt for ranks of America’s prestigious astronaut corps. He was once initially at the team of Apollo 1 prior to being changed as a result of damage. After that staff died in a terrible fireplace, Eisele was once at the staff chosen to come back americans to area. regardless of the luck of Apollo 7, Eisele by no means flew in area back, as divorce and a testy team commander ended in the 3 astronauts being classified as troublemakers.
 
Unbeknownst to all people, after his retirement as a technical assistant for manned spaceflight at NASA’s Langley study middle in 1972, Eisele wrote intimately approximately his years within the air strength and his time within the Apollo application. lengthy after his dying, Francis French came across Eisele’s unpublished memoir, and Susie Eisele Black (Donn’s widow) allowed French entry to her past due husband’s NASA records and private results. Readers can now event an Apollo tale they assumed could by no means be written in addition to the tale in the back of its discovery.
 
 
 

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