Around The World In 84 Days: The Authorized Biography Of Skylab Astronaut Jerry Carr
- Mixed media product
- Collector's Guide Publishing
- Publication Date:
- 01 September 2006
- Biography: Science, Technology & Engineering
Book & DVD. This is the story of Colonel Gerald P Carr USMC (retired), and centres around the mission commanding the American space station Skylab 4. For 84 days, over 2,000 straight hours, Carr orbited the Earth on board Skylab 4, setting a new record for time in space. Carr could have been the 16th man to walk on the Moon if the Apollo 19 mission hadn't been cancelled. In addition to Skylab 4, this book recounts the achievements of Colonel Carr both before entering the astronaut program and after leaving it. With the full assistance of his family and colleagues, his very special journey is shared with the reader. On the DVD: aSkylab 4 photo gallery; a tour around the Skylab mock-up by Jerry Carr; film clips of Skylab 4 activities and more.