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    • Leaving Orbit

    • Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight
    • By: Margaret Lazarus Dean
    • Narrated by: Lauren Fortgang
    • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 40

    In the 1960s humans took their first steps away from Earth - and for a time our possibilities in space seemed endless. But in a time of austerity, and in the wake of high-profile disasters like Challenger, that dream has ended. In early 2011 Margaret Lazarus Dean traveled to Cape Canaveral for NASA's last three space shuttle launches in order to bear witness to the end of an era.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing for a space buff

    • By Randy Poe on 09-23-16

    Regular price: $24.95