Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: Smithsonian Books On Sale: October 17, 2003 Price: $29.95
Locked in a desperate Cold War race against the Soviets to find out if humans could survive in space and live through a free fall from space vehicles, the Pentagon gave civilian adventurer Nick Piantanida’s Project Strato-Jump little notice until May Day, 1966. Operating in the shadows of well-funded, high-visibility Air...
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