Overmyer, Robert F. 1936-1996
Most widely held works by Robert F Overmyer
Space shuttle a remarkable flying machine ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
The space shuttle Columbia is profiled from launch to landing and activities in orbit. This was the first reusable, fixed-wing spacecraft to go into orbit.
Opening new frontiers the orbital flight tests of the Space Transportation System ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Contains the original NASA film documenting the four test flights of the space shuttle Columbia. The Orbital Flight Test Program was a series of flights designed to test the world's first reusable spacecraft. The construction and testing of space shuttle components, payload preparations, and mission activities are thoroughly planned and carefully executed.
The mission of Apollo-Soyuz ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Contains the original NASA film stressing the spirit of cooperation and friendship that helped make the joint Soviet-American mission a success. Follows the mission timeline and uses flashbacks to show the period of development and training. Comments on future joint efforts, featuring the space shuttle, and the development of Spacelab.
We deliver summary of shuttle flights 5, 6, 7 and 8 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Contains the original NASA film praising the space shuttles. The first four missions were test flights; the fifth was the beginning of the shuttles' operational phase. Many "firsts" reinvigorated the space program: Flight 5 had the first 4-man crew, Flight 7 had the first 5-man crew with the first female astronaut, Sally Ride; and Flight 8 carried the first black man into space. On these flights many satellites were deployed, including some contributed from Germany, Canada, and Indonesia. The astronauts also demonstrated use of the remote manipulator arm and conducted scientific experiments and photography.
Overmyer, Bob, 1936-1996