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The Resource First man : the life of Neil A. Armstrong, James R. Hansen, (sound recording)

First man : the life of Neil A. Armstrong, James R. Hansen, (sound recording)

Label
First man : the life of Neil A. Armstrong
Title
First man
Title remainder
the life of Neil A. Armstrong
Statement of responsibility
James R. Hansen
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On July 20, 1969, the world stood still to watch 38-year-old American astronaut Neil A. Armstrong become the first person ever to step on the surface of another heavenly body. Upon his return to Earth, Armstrong was celebrated for his monumental achievement. He was also -- as NASA historian Hansen reveals in this authorized biography -- misunderstood. Armstrong's accomplishments as an engineer, a test pilot, and an astronaut have long been a matter of record, but Hansen's access to private documents and unpublished sources and his interviews with more than 125 subjects (including more than fifty hours with Armstrong himself) yield the first in-depth analysis of this elusive, reluctant hero. Hansen recreates Armstrong's flying career, from his combat missions over North Korea to his transatmospheric flights in the rocket-powered X-15 to the first-ever docking in space. For a pilot who cared more about flying to the Moon than he did about walking on it, Hansen asserts, Armstrong's storied vocation exacted a dear personal toll, paid in kind by his wife and children--
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From publisher description
Cataloging source
CaOWLBI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hansen, James R
Dewey number
629.450092
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
biography
PerformerNote
Read by Jeremy Bobb
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bobb, Jeremy.
  • Simon & Schuster Audio (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Armstrong, Neil
  • Project Apollo (U.S.)
  • Astronauts
  • Space flight to the moon
Label
First man : the life of Neil A. Armstrong, James R. Hansen, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Compact disc
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
  • Unabridged.
  • Revised edition.
Extent
13 audio discs (16.5 hours)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781508264774
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • pr02745654
  • 892104
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
First man : the life of Neil A. Armstrong, James R. Hansen, (sound recording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
Compact disc
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
  • Unabridged.
  • Revised edition.
Extent
13 audio discs (16.5 hours)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781508264774
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • pr02745654
  • 892104
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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