Around the World in 84 Days: The Authorized Biography of Skylab Astronaut Jerry Carr

ISBN: 9781894959407
Publisher: Collector's Guide Publishing, Inc.
Edition: Pap/DVD
Publication Date: 2008-01-01
Number of pages: 272
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For 84 days—from November 16, 1973, to February 8, 1974—mission commander Jerry Carr orbited the Earth on board the American space station Skylab 4, setting a new record for time in space. Had the Apollo 19 mission not been cancelled, Carr could have been the 16th man to walk on the Moon. Covering his record-setting time in space as well as his training in the U.S. Marine Corps, his career with NASA, and his retirement years, this biography brings the story of Gerald P. Carr to life.  Includes DVD.

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