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Thomas David Jones (born January 22, 1955) is a former United States astronaut. He was selected to the astronaut corps in 1990 and completed four space shuttle flights before retiring in 2001.
Thomas David Jones (born January 22, 1955) is a former United States astronaut. He flew on STS-59 and STS-68 in 1994, STS-80 in 1996 and STS-98 in 2001. His total mission time was 53 days 48 minutes. He works as a planetary scientist, space operations consultant, astronaut speaker, and author.
A memoir by one of the "new breed" of astronauts. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 12 years ago. There are many excellent books written by and about the Right Stuff astronauts who flew during the earlier days of the space program
A memoir by one of the "new breed" of astronauts. There are many excellent books written by and about the Right Stuff astronauts who flew during the earlier days of the space program. However, until recently, there has been a nearly total lack of books by and about the shuttle astronauts who fly now. For better or worse, today's space program is as different from the program of the early days as the shuttle is different from the Apollo capsules
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Sky Walking is a memoir by a very different sort of astronaut. Tom Jones was very young during the "glory days" of the space program, so he has no Right Stuff preconceptions about astronauts as death-defying heroes. Rather, he is an Air Force Academy graduate who flew B-52s, earned a PhD in planetary sciences, and became a dedicated, professional shuttle program technician.
Thomas Jones talked about his book, Sky Walking: An Astronaut’s Memoir, published by Collins. The book is about his experiences as a science specialist, including four space shuttle flights and three space walks on which he carried out various scientific missions. He was interviewed while at the 2007 Virginia Festival of the Book.
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Space Exploration First Astronaut True Story Books Life In Space New Books Books To Read Sky Walk Space Books Planetary Science. George Lucas: a Life by Brian Jay Jones. The author of the bestselling biography on Jim Henson delivers a long-awaited, revelatory look into the life and times of the man who created Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and Indiana Jones. You can read this book with Apple Books on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac.
Astronaut Tom Jones had trained for years for one climactic moment: his first step through an airlock into the vast nothingness of space. What neither he nor anyone else had counted on was a door that refused to open. But that is the nature of space flight (as recent experience tragically proves) - anything can, and sometimes does, go wrong. Sky Walking is the story of one of those brave explorers
Thomas D. Jones, PhD is a veteran NASA astronaut, speaker, scientist, author, and consultant. The Wall Street Journal named his Sky Walking: An Astronaut's Memoir (Smithsonian-Collins, 2006) as one of its "Five Best" books about space.
Thomas D. He holds a doctorate in planetary sciences, and in more than eleven years with NASA, flew on four space shuttle missions to Earth orbit. Thomas D. Jones, PhD is a veteran NASA astronaut, scientist, speaker, author, and consultant. Tom writes frequently for Air & Space Smithsonian, Aerospace America, Popular Mechanics, and American Heritage magazines.
Mission: Earth, Voyage to the Home Planet. Mission: Earth, Voyage to the Home Planet is a children's literature book by science writer June A. English and astronaut Thomas David Jones that was published in 1996 by Scholastic. Jones was among the crew members of the Space Shuttle Endeavour during an eleven-day mission in space, which was launched in April 1994 to study the ecological well-being of Earth using specialized radar technology.