The men had it. Yeager. Conrad. Grissom. Glenn. Heroes. The first Americans in space, battling the Russians for control of the heavens, putting their lives on the line. The women had it. While Mr Wonderful was aloft, it tore your heart out that the Hero’s
Wife, down on the ground, had to perform with the whole world watching. The Right Stuff. It’s the quality beyond bravery, beyond courage.
The Right Stuff charts the careers of the first Americans in space, from the early days as test pilots, to the first space flight launches.
• ISBN: 9780099479376
• 437 Pages