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Off the planet : surviving five perilous months aboard the space station Mir
Linenger, Jerry M.
Adult Nonfiction TL789.8.R92 M575 2000

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ContentsPage
Prefacep. ix
Part 1 - On the Planet
1. - Looking Upwardp. 3
2. - Becoming an Astronautp. 5
3. - Hello, Russiap. 16
4. - Hanging Out in Star Cityp. 28
5. - Training, Russian Stylep. 38
6. - Tomorrow, Mirp. 48
7. - Crew Quartersp. 57
8. - Off to Workp. 64
Part 2 - Off the Planet
9. - Docking a One-Hundred-Ton Space Shuttlep. 75
10. - My First Days on Mirp. 88
11. - The Arrival of Vasily and Sashap. 92
12. - "Fire!"p. 99
13. - An Attempted Coverupp. 111
14. - Cosmonauts, Da! Mission Control, Nyet!p. 118
15. - The Glories of Earth Gazingp. 135
16. - Profound Isolationp. 149
17. - Escaping a Near-Death Collisionp. 160
18. - Housekeeping in Spacep. 178
19. - Hurtling Into Nothingnessp. 184
20. - Broken Trustp. 194
21. - Taking a Strollp. 203
22. - Going Homep. 211
23. - Even the Air Tastes Sweetp. 220
Part 3 - Back on the Planet
24. - Home at Lastp. 231
25. - Getting Back on My Feetp. 237
26 - Aftershockp. 241
27. - "Are You Glad You Flew on Mir?"p. 246
Indexp. 255


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