But for the Grace of God
The amazing memoir of astronaut Bill Pogue, long-time holder of the world record for most days in space. More
The amazing memoir of astronaut Bill Pogue, long-time holder of the world record for most days in space.
Praise from the experts...
"Bill Pogue has had an amazing career: Oklahoma farm boy, Korean war fighter pilot, elite Thunderbird slot and wingman, mathematical whiz, and eighty-four days of science studies as a Skylab astronaut. He guides the reader through a half-century of technological advance, always in the forefront, but modestly so."
—Mike Collins, Command Module Pilot, Apollo 11
"Bill has had a remarkable life, and his autobiography is a pleasure to read. He is a superb storyteller."
—Alan Bean, Apollo 12 Astronaut, Fourth Man to Set Foot on the Moon
"Bill Pogue successfully coped with the challenges of career and life, and he relates them in a captivating narrative. My memory is consistent with his recollections. Thanks for some pleasant memories. Well done!"
—Ed Gibson, Science Pilot, Skylab 4
"This is one of the two best memoirs ever written by an astronaut. He packages his adventure-filled life into easy-to-read, inspiring tales that move swiftly."
—Walter J. Boyne, Author/Historian; Former Director, National Air & Space Museum; Enshrinee, National Aviation Hall of Fame
"A country boy from the heartland of America surpasses his wildest dreams in aviation and space. It makes me proud to know this country can produce such patriots, aviators, and space explorers."
—Ed Buckbee, NASA Public Affairs for Wernher von Braun; Founder, U.S. Space Camp
"Bill is a superb writer who has lived a very special life. I'm grateful he is sharing his experiences with us. He is a great pilot, an excellent astronaut, and an outstanding representative of our nation."
—Jerry Carr, Commander, Skylab 4
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