TOP PICK ASTRONAUT BIOGRAPHIES
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.
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.
A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts by Andrew Chaikin.