1963 McGraw-Hill : Astronauts I.D. Cards Pocket Size

1963 McGraw-Hill : Astronauts I.D. Cards Pocket Size



1963 McGraw-Hill : Astronauts I.D. Cards Pocket Size

The Astronauts I.D. Cards Pocket Size series was released in 1963 by the McGraw-Hill Book Co. The 40-card collection features official NASA photographs of Project Mercury and Project Gemini astronauts. Each flashcard measures 2.25 x 4.5 inches. The cards are not numbered.

"These 40 I.D. Cards tell the story of, the astronauts, rockets, and satellites in this era of exploration. Great events and accomplishments of this rapidly changing Space Age are carefully and clearly explained. Cards include such information as the personal history of the astronauts, a description of fuels and rockets, space projects and plans, communications, explorations, tracking. satellites, and recoveries."

A similar flashcard series, Teach-Me Astronauts Space Cards, was released in 1963 by Gelles-Widmer Co. Both sets include the earliest known appearance of Neil Armstrong in a collectible card series. NASA Astronaut Group 2, known as "The New Nine," appear in a Project Gemini press photograph from September 17, 1962.

1963 McGraw-Hill -Astronauts I.D. Cards : NASA Astronaut Group 2


Astronauts I.D. Cards Checklist
Alan Bartlett Shepard, Jr.
Are you an Astronaut?
Cape Canaveral
Communication
Donald Kent Slayton
Escape Velocity
Gemini's Other Tasks
John Herschel Glenn, Jr.
Launching Pads
Leroy Gordon Cooper, Jr.
Liquid Fuels
Little Joe
Malcolm Scott Carpenter
Manned Ballistic Flight – Alan Shepard, Jr.
Manned Ballistic Flight – Virgil Grissom
Manned Orbit Problems
Manned Orbital Flight – Walter M. Schirra, Jr.
Manned Orbital – John Glenn, Jr.
Manned Orbital – Leroy Gordon Cooper, Jr.
Manned Orbital – Scott Carpenter
Mercury Spacecraft
NASA
Our Air Ocean
Our Next Step
Problems of Space
Project Mercury
Recovery
Redstone and Atlas
Satellites
Second Group of Astronauts
Solid Fuels
The Astronaut – Living in Space
The Astronaut – Physical Forces
The Astronaut – Space Navigation
The First Astronauts
The Rocket
Tracking
Unmanned Test Flights
Virgil I. Grissom (Gus)
Walter Marty Schirra, Jr.

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