The right stuff – Tom Wolfe


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Originally published in 1979, Tom Wolfe’s ‘The Right Stuff’ tells the story of supersonic flight testing from the breaking of the sound barrier in 1949 to NASA’s Mercury 7 rocket programme. Wolfe’s story, however, was not about technology but about the bravery and sacrifices of the pilots.