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Buy Leap of Faith at Amazon

Leap of Faith

By Gordon Cooper

 

Buy Return to Earth at Amazon

Return to Earth

By Buzz Aldrin

 

Buy X-15 Diary at Amazon

X-15 Diary

By Richard Tregaskis

 

Buy Challenger: An American Tragedy at Amazon

Challenger: An American Tragedy

By Hugh Harris

 

Buy Moon Shot at Amazon

Moon Shot

By Alan Shepard and Deke Slayton

 

Buy Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space at Amazon

Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space

By Lynn Sherr

 

Buy Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race at Amazon

Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race

By Margot Lee Shetterly

 

Buy How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race, and the Birth of Private Spaceflight at Amazon

How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race, and the Birth of Private Spaceflight

By Julian Guthrie

 

Buy An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth: What Going to Space Taught Me About Ingenuity, Determination, and Being Prepared for Anything at Amazon

An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth: What Going to Space Taught Me About Ingenuity, Determination, and Being Prepared for Anything

By Chris Hadfield