- 2015 INDIES Finalist
- Finalist, Science (Adult Nonfiction)
This book tells the story of the people and events of Projects Mercury and Gemini with hundreds of unpublished and rare photographs. Collected over a lifetime from public and private sources—including NASA archives, fellow collectors, retired NASA and news photographers, and auction houses—the images document American space missions of the Cold War era more comprehensively than ever before. Detailed descriptions provide new insight into one of America’s greatest triumphs.