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Riding rockets

the outrageous tales of a space shuttle astronaut

by R. Mike Mullane

  • 20 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Mullane, R. Mike,
    • Space Shuttle Program (U.S.),
    • Astronauts -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMike Mullane.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTL789.85.M86 A3 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 368 p. :
      Number of Pages368
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3430751M
      ISBN 100743276825
      ISBN 109780743276825
      LC Control Number2005056123
      OCLC/WorldCa62118471

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