Books by Colin Burgess

Colin Burgess has written a series of interesting books on manned spaceflight and aviation. Some of them can be found at the University of Nebraska Press website. His books include:

  • Australia’s Astronauts: Countdown to a Spaceflight Dream, 2009
  • The First Soviet Cosmonaut Team: Their Lives and Legacies, with Rex Hall, 2009
  • In the Shadow of the Moon: A Challenging Journey to Tranquility, 1965-1969, with Francis French, 2007
  • Into That Silent Sea: Trailblazers of the Space Era, 1961-1965, with Francis French, 2007
  • Animals In Space: From Research Rockets to the Space Shuttle, with Chris Dubbs, 2007
  • NASA’s Scientist-Astronauts, with David Shayler, 2006
  • Fallen Astronauts: Heroes who Died Reaching for the Moon, with Kate Doolan, 2003
  • Teacher In Space: Christa McAuliffe and the Challenger Legacy, 2000
  • Australia’s Astronauts: Three Men and a Spaceflight Dream, 1999
  • Oceans to Orbit: The Story of Australia’s First Man in Space, Paul Scully-Power, 1995
  • Space, the New Frontier, 1987