After space

  • David J. Shayler
  • Colin Burgess
Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)


One by one, the members of the 1966 and 1969 selections retired from the active flight list. While some moved into management roles, a few returned to their parent service, moved into the aerospace industry, or assumed consulting roles. Each of them has since had a varied and interesting life outside of the military and NASA, as briefly summarized here.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • David J. Shayler
    • 1
  • Colin Burgess
    • 2
  1. 1.Astronautical HistorianAstro Info Service LtdHalesowenUK
  2. 2.BangorAustralia

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