‘The Father, Son, and Holy Shuttle’ is the work of my son, Patrick J. Mullane. Books authored by astronauts could fill a small library but precious few have been written by their children. Pat does a terrific job of filling that void. Anybody who has read my memoir, ‘Riding Rockets’, knows how absorbed I was […]
by Astronaut Richard ‘Mike’ Mullane, Copyright 2019 by Richard Mike Mullane, all rights reserved. Author of Riding Rockets, The outrageous tales of a space shuttle astronaut. Autographed copies of Riding Rockets can be ordered from the Online Store on this website. Photos are from author’s personal family archives. It was good to see the news coverage given to […]
Winner of the Children’s Book Council 1995 Outstanding Science Trade Book Award. Liftoff! An Astronaut’s Dream is the true story of Astronaut Mike Mullane achieving his childhood dream of flying into space. The story blasts young readers into space and thrills them with the fear and excitement of riding a space shuttle and watching the earth […]
Several weeks ago, I was on a business trip to New Zealand. Looking from the window during the day portion of the nearly 13-hour nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Auckland, my memory was refreshed on the unrelieved immensity of the Pacific Ocean. It was an immensity I first came to appreciate during my rookie […]
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On February 1, 1978 the first group of space shuttle astronauts, 29 men and 6 women, were introduced to the world. Among them would be history makers, including the first American woman and the first African American in space. This assembly of astronauts would carry NASA through the most tumultuous years of the space shuttle […]
Do Your Ears Pop in Space? is a 240 page, soft cover book in which the author answers 500 popular space questions, including: How does the space toilet work? Have astronauts seen any UFOs? Are astronauts superstitious? What’s a Vomit Comet? How do astronauts eat, drink bathe, brush their teeth, etc.? Virtually every aspect of spaceflight […]
“Swimming for Shore” is by my daughter, Laura Mullane. Her first work, “God Sleeps In Rwanda” was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. Though it was not a winner of that prize, the nomination speaks to her talent as a writer. Her latest work, “Swimming for Shore” recalls her struggle to hang onto her identity, […]