TOP PICK ASTRO­NAUT BI­OGRA­PHIES

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BRAIN SPACE

Last Man on the Moon by Eu­gene Cer­nan Cow­boy tough and fly­boy suave, Cer­nan tells it with pas­sion and hu­mil­ity.

Car­ry­ing the Fire by Michael Collins In­side the heart of a test pilot lurks the soul of a poet. Collins is clever and funny.

For­ever Young: A Life­time of Ad­ven­ture in Air and Space by John Young The orig­i­nal Mr Cool pulls no punches in de­tail­ing his 42 years with NASA.

MOON RACE

Into That Silent Sea: Trail­blaz­ers of the Space Era, 1961- 1965; and In the Shadow of the Moon: A Chal­leng­ing Jour­ney to Tran­quil­ity, 1965- 1968, both by Fran­cis French and Colin Burgess.

UL­TI­MATE APOLLO

A Man on the Moon: The Voy­ages of the Apollo As­tro­nauts by An­drew Chaikin.

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