qAn excellent reference. This book has to be on the shelf of every space buff.q --James Lovell, Commander, Apollo 13. Get the inside story on outer space from three-time shuttle astronaut R. Mike Mullane. qA fascinating collection of honest, factual, from-the-heart answers to the most often asked questions about spaceflight and spacefliers. Required reading for all who aspire to travel in space.q --Kathy Thornton, 4-mission Shuttle Astronaut, World Record Holder for Spacewalks by a Woman. qA brilliant addition to the understanding of space flight. Only a man who has been there--outer space--and done that--fly the Space Shuttle--could render the complexities of flying in space so lucidly.q --Walter J. Boyne, Colonel, USAF (Ret.), Former Director, National Air and Space Museum. qA highly informative inside view of what astronauts really experience in space.q --Ed Buckbee, Former Director, U.S. Space a Rocket and U.S. Space Camp. qAll astronauts have been peppered with great questions. Mike Mullane has great answers.q --Vice Admiral Richard H. Truly, U.S. Navy (Ret.), Columbia 1981, Challenger 1983, NASA Administrator 1989-1992.Remember, you are trying to detect motion and thata#39;s very difficult to do in the narrow field of view of an optical device. ... Also, because of the changing angle of the suna#39;s reflection as satellites move across the sky, they might vary in brightness, sometimes even ... They also usually appear to move faster than an airplane.
|Title||:||Do Your Ears Pop in Space and 500 Other Surprising Questions about Space Travel|
|Author||:||R. Mike Mullane|
|Publisher||:||Wiley - 1997-02-05|