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Off the planet : surviving five perilous months aboard the space station Mir

by Linenger, Jerry M.

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A memoir of life aboard Mir recalls the circumstances that nearly destroyed the aging Russian space station and chronicles the dangerous but often humorous events that marked the author's five months in space. Full description

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Summary: A memoir of life aboard Mir recalls the circumstances that nearly destroyed the aging Russian space station and chronicles the dangerous but often humorous events that marked the author's five months in space.
Item Description: Includes index.
Physical Description: x, 259 pages, [16] pages of plates : color illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
ISBN: 007136112X
9780071361125
007137230X
9780071372305
Author Notes: Capt. Jerry M. Linenger, M.D., Ph.D., is a retired U.S. Navy flight surgeon and NASA astronaut. A naval academy graduate, Dr. Linenger holds a doctorate in epidemiology, a master's in systems management, and a master's in public health policy. He has also been awarded three honorary doctorate degrees in science.
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