Selecting the Mercury Seven

The Search for America's First Astronauts

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-8404-3 (Print) 978-1-4419-8405-0 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxv

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-23

    Sailing in and out of war

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    Chapter

    Pages 25-42

    The call goes out

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    Chapter

    Pages 43-60

    Narrowing the field

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    Chapter

    Pages 61-137

    The finalists

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    Chapter

    Pages 139-204

    Tennessee patriot, pilot and poet

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    Chapter

    Pages 205-225

    Lovelace Clinic, New Mexico

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    Chapter

    Pages 227-271

    Wright-Patterson: the final hurdle

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    Chapter

    Pages 273-282

    Announcing the Mercury astronauts

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    Chapter

    Pages 283-302

    Back in contention

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    Chapter

    Pages 303-352

    The Mercury Seven

  12. Back Matter

    Pages 353-371