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NASA Engineers and the Age of Apollo

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NASA Engineers and the Age of Apollo
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Publisher: NASA History Office
ISBN/ASIN: 0160361745
ISBN-13: 9780160361746
Number of pages: 216

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This is the story less of heroes than of a generation of engineers who made Apollo possible. It is thus the story of the men and women who stood where the shadow was deepest. Their story is told largely in their own words, and it tells of the unraveling of the simpler notions of personal success and national purpose that had given common meaning to the lives of their parents.

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