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17 edition of Carrying the fire found in the catalog.

Carrying the fire

an astronaut"s journeys

by Collins, Michael

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Collins, Michael, 1930-,
    • Project Apollo (U.S.),
    • Apollo 11 (Spacecraft),
    • Astronauts -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWith a foreword by Charles A. Lindbergh.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTL789.85.C64 A33 1974
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 478 p. :
      Number of Pages478
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5046766M
      ISBN 100374119171
      LC Control Number74007211
      OCLC/WorldCa897906

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      Product Title Unlimited Cellular Folio Book Case for Kindle Fire H Average rating: 0 out of 5 stars, based on 0 reviews Current Price $ $ 8. 49 List List Price $ $ Carrying the Fire Dr. Jerry Vines Acts I read in the paper this week that astronaut Michael Collins was celebrating his 17th anniversary of his flight into space. When I read that I remembered the title of a book he wrote several years ago describing his flight in a space ship into outer space.


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Collins is an excellent writer and his book conveys the feelings of a humble and humorous individual who frankly has Cited by: Carrying the Fire is the memoir of Michael Collins, who was command module pilot on Apo the first human lunar landing mission.

More than forty years after its first publication, it is still the gold standard of Apollo astronaut bios/5. In Carrying the Fire, Collins conveys, in a very personal way, the drama, beauty, and humor of that adventure.

He also traces his development from his first flight experiences in the air force, through his days as a test pilot, to his Apollo 11 voyage, presenting an evocative picture of the joys of flight as well as a new perspective on time 5/5(6). The man often uses the phrase “carrying the fire” to describe his dogged perseverance in surviving the post-apocalyptic world.

While the woman killed herself in despair, the man commits to being a survivor, and he encourages the boy to “carry the fire” whenever the boy feels like giving up and surrendering to death.

This phrase is never fully explained, but the fire seems to symbolize. NASA astronaut Michael Collins trained as an experimental test pilot before venturing into space as a vital member of the Gemini 10 and Apollo 11 missions.

In Carrying the Fire, his account of his voyages into space and the years of training that led up to them, Collins reveals the human tensions, the physical realities, and the personal emotions surrounding the early years of the space race 4/5(5).

And we’re carrying the fire. And we’re carrying the fire. Yes. Okay. For the man and his son, “the fire” is a metaphor not only for the will to live, but to live nobly.

It’s an embrace of human goodness. It’s having hope when all seems hopeless. The good guys carry the fire; the bad guys don’t. Carrying Fire: A Memoir by Evelyn B. Yohner - Kindle edition by Yohner, Evelyn B., DeJong, Ruth.

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Collins provides readers with an insider's view of the space program and conveys the excitement and wonder /5(4). I bought this book as I had heard that Michael Collins’ ‘Carrying the Fire’ was the best book available covering the Apollo missions to the moon and whilst I have nothing to compare it to, I can certainly believe the claim.

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Carrying the fire by Collins, Michael,Farrar, Straus and Giroux edition, in EnglishCited by: Declassified by Agent Palmer: Carrying the Fire: An Astronaut’s Journeys by Michael Collins is a must have for NASAphiles Quotes and Lines Perceptive, clear, and comprehensive, targeted on life’s first expedition to the moon’s surface, this book combines a contemplative mind and poet’s eye with the essentially practical approach of a.He has written his own account of being an astronaut, Carrying the Fire, and it's a superb read.

It was originally published inand I read the 40th anniversary edition. Collins manages to convey the sense of the repetition and technical detail needed to prepare for .