Table of contents for Failure is not an option : mission control from Mercury to Apollo 13 and beyond / Gene Kranz.

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1 The Four-Inch Flight

2 "Liftoff; the Clock Is Running"

3 "God Speed, John Glenn"

4 The Brotherhood

5 The Making of a Rocket Man

6 Gemini -- The Twins

7 White Flight

8 The Spirit of 76

9 The Angry Alligator

10 A Fire on the Pad

11 Out of the Ashes

12 The X Mission

13 The Christmas Story

14 1969 -- The Year of Apollo

15 SimSup Wins the Final Round

16 "We Copy You Down, Eagle"

17 "What the Hell Was That?"

18 The Age of Aquarius

19 Coming Home

20 Shepard's Return

21 What Do You Do After the Moon?

22 The Last Liftoff


Where They Are


Appendix: Foundations of Mission Control

Glossary of Terms


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Manned space flight -- Systems engineering -- United States -- History.
Ground support systems (Astronautics) -- History.
United States -- National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Kranz, Gene -- Career in aerospace engineering.
Astronautics -- United States -- History.