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By Walter Cunningham


*The All-American Boys* is a no-holds-barred candid memoir via a former Marine jet jockey and physicist who turned NASA's moment civilian astronaut.

Walter Cunningham provides the astronauts in all their glory during this dramatically revised and up to date variation that used to be thought of an speedy vintage in its first version over twenty years in the past. From its insider's view of the pervasive "astropolitics" that guided the functioning of the astronaut corps to its considerate dialogue of the Columbia tragedy, *The All-American Boys* resonates with Cunningham's ardour for humanity's future in house which endures at the present time. it is a tale of the triumph of yankee heroes. Cunningham brings us into NASA's education application and divulges what it takes to be an astronaut. He poignantly relates the tale of the devastating Apollo 1 hearth that took the lives of 3 astronauts and his personal later winning flight on Apollo 7.

This new version comprises an replace of the manned area application and his "tell it love it is" commentary of NASA's successes and screw ups. it is also statement at the go back and forth mess ups of Challenger and Columbia and his perspectives on what NASA can be doing to come again on the right track and to regain public support.

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