1 Our Gagarin, Progress Publishers Moscow, 1978, p. 12.

4 NASA News Release, Manned Spacecraft Center, 7 August 1961.

5 Astronautical and Aeronautical Events of 1962, p. 24, entry for 27 February; NASA report to the Committee on Science and Astronautics, US House of Representatives 88th Congress 1st Session, 12 June 1963.

6 The Real Stuff': A History of NASA's Astronaut Recruitment Program, previously cited, Chapter 4, Selection of Scientist-Astronauts (Group 4), pp. 54-86.

7 Reference 6, p. 240, entry for 14 November, and p. 277, entry for 26 December.

9 Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) online newsletter article "Gene Shoemaker (19281997)''.


10 Gemini: Steps to the Moon, David J. Shayler, Springer-Praxis 2001, pp. 331-359.

11 National Academy of Sciences Review of Space Sciences, NAS Release, 6 January 1963.

12 Reference 6, p. 71, William A. Lee memo to Joseph F. Shea, dated 14 May 1963.

13 NASA News Release, MSC-63-95, 5 June 1963.

14 NASA News Release, MSC Houston, MSC-000 (not numbered), 19 October 1964.

15 NASA News Release MSC 64-195, 16 December 1964.

17 US Congress, Senate Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences, Scientists Testimony on Space Goals, Hearings, 88th Congress, 1st Session, 10-11 June 1963, pp. 650-651.

18 Reference 6, pp. 81-82

19 Deke! US Manned Space: From Mercury to the Shuttle, previously cited, pp. 152.

20 Russian Scientist-Cosmonauts, Igor Marinin and Igor Lissov, Spaceflight 38, No. 11, November 1996, pp. 388-390, British Interplanetary Society.

21 Russia's Cosmonauts, Rex Hall, David J. Shayler and Bert Vis, Springer-Praxis, 2005, p. 133.

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