An incredible true-life adventure set on the most dangerous
frontier of all—outer space.
For a special breed of individual, the call of space is
worth the risk it entails: men such as U.S. astronauts Donald Pettit and
Kenneth Bowersox, and Russian flight engineer Nikolai Budarin, who in November
2002 left on what was to be a routine fourteen-week mission maintaining the
International Space Station.
But then, on February 1, 2003, the Columbia exploded beneath
them. With the launch program suspended indefinitely, these astronauts had
suddenly lost their ride home.
Too Far From Home chronicles
the efforts of the beleaguered Mission Controls in Houston and Moscow as they
work frantically against the clock to bring their men safely back to Earth.
Chris Jones writes beautifully of the majesty and mystique
of space travel, while reminding us all how perilous it is to soar beyond the sky. Download and start listening now!