Thursday, March 1, 2012

Donald Slayton

Deke Slayton longtime chief of fight operations at the Johnson Space Center was born at Sparta Wisconsin (March 1, 1924). Slayton was a member of the Mercury Seven, the original group of young military aviators chosen to inaugurate America's journey into space. He died in 1993. We have his autobiography in our nonfiction collection.

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