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  • "The Right Stuff," by Tom Wolfe
  • "Deke!: U.S. Manned Space: From Mercury to the Shuttle," by Donald K. Slayton, Michael Cassutt (Contributor), Deke Slayton
  • "Schirra's Space," by Wally Schirra, Walter M. Schirra, Richard Billings (Contributor)
  • "Leap of Faith: An Astronaut's Journey into the Unknown," by Gordon Cooper, Bruce Henderson (Contributor)
  • "Flight: My Life in Mission Control," by Chris Kraft
  • "To Rise from Earth : An Easy-To-Understand Guide to Space Flight," by Wayne Lee

Videos: DVD

  • "The Right Stuff" (1983)
  • "From the Earth to the Moon," (1998)

Videos: VHS

  • "The Right Stuff" (1983)
  • "Moonshot" (1995)
  • "From the Earth to the Moon" (1998)
  • "In Search of Liberty Bell 7" (1999)