Title Mission Reports for the First Three American Manned Orbital Space Flights
Publisher Houston NASA 1962
Seller ID 8916E
First Editions. Three volumes. Official NASA summaries of the manned Project Mercury flights beginning with John Glenn's profoundly historic maiden voyage on February 20, 1962, followed by the flights of Scott Carpenter on May 24, 1962, and Walter Shirra on October 3, 1962. Detailed information including prelaunch activities, spacecraft descriptions, flight operations, flight data, and postflight analyses. Profusely illustrated with photographs, diagrams, and drawings. Paperbound. Vol. 1 is somewhat faded at the spine with “Educational Programs file copy” written in ink on the front cover, else near fine. Volumes 2 and 3 are both fine. All are in original light blue printed wrappers. Uncommon.