David Scott

David Scott is one of the twelve men to have walked on the Moon. He flew three space missions: first as pilot of Gemini 8 in 1966, then as command module pilot on Apollo 9 in 1969, and finally as commander of Apollo 15 in 1971. He went on to found two private companies, applying his technological expertise in the arena of commercial space, and has also acted as technical advisor on the film Apollo 13 and Tom Hanks's award-winning series From the Earth to the Moon.
 
 


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Two Sides of the Moon

David Scott and Alexei Leonov; Foreword by Neil Armstrong, Introduction by Tom Hanks
Thomas Dunne Books

Growing up on either side of the Iron Curtain, David Scott and Alexei Leonov experienced very different childhoods but shared the same dream to fly....


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The 'Chinese Century'?
Global Issues
David Scott
Palgrave Macmillan

This book looks ahead to consider the most likely results of the encounter between China and the international system. Environmental, cultural and perceptual...


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Two Sides of the Moon

David Scott and Alexei Leonov; Foreword by Neil Armstrong, Introduction by Tom Hanks
St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books

“An extraordinary book.” ---Arthur C. Clarke Space was one of the most fiercely fought battlegrounds of the Cold War, the Moon its ultimate beachhead. ...


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Politics and War in the Three Stuart Kingdoms, 1637-49
British History in Perspective
David Scott
Palgrave Macmillan

The 1640s were one of the most exciting and bloody decades in British and Irish history. This book interweaves the narrative threads in each theater of...


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