By Donn Eisele,Francis French,Susan Eisele Black
identified to many as a goofy, lighthearted prankster, Eisele labored his means from the U.S. Naval Academy to check pilot college after which into the pick out ranks of America’s prestigious astronaut corps. He used to be initially at the staff of Apollo 1 sooner than being changed as a result of harm. After that workforce died in a terrible hearth, Eisele used to be at the team chosen to come back american citizens to house. regardless of the luck of Apollo 7, Eisele by no means flew in area back, as divorce and a testy group commander resulted in the 3 astronauts being categorised as troublemakers.
Unbeknownst to every person, after his retirement as a technical assistant for manned spaceflight at NASA’s Langley learn heart in 1972, Eisele wrote intimately approximately his years within the air strength and his time within the Apollo application. lengthy after his loss of life, Francis French chanced on Eisele’s unpublished memoir, and Susie Eisele Black (Donn’s widow) allowed French entry to her overdue husband’s NASA records and private results.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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Apollo Pilot: The Memoir of Astronaut Donn Eisele (Outward Odyssey: A People's History of Spaceflight) by Donn Eisele,Francis French,Susan Eisele Black