'The Right Stuff' and NASA
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This paper provides an analysis of the concept of the "right stuff" in Tom Wolfe's novel about the rise of NASA's initial seven astronauts, including Alan Shepard, Chuck Yeager, and John Glenn.
From the Paper:"Tom Wolfe's novel 'The Right Stuff' chronicles the rise of NASA's initial seven astronauts including legendary figures like Alan Shepard and John Glenn. While the story of the rise of NASA as well the novelist clearly means to reveal that these seven men had special qualities he labels the right stuff. As Wolfe says of this concept among the all-enclosing fraternity at NASA. Herein the world was divided into those who had it and those who did not. While these men are brave and courageous ..."
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'The Right Stuff' and NASA (2008, December 01) Retrieved July 16, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/the-right-stuff-and-nasa-126247/
"'The Right Stuff' and NASA" 01 December 2008. Web. 16 July. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/the-right-stuff-and-nasa-126247/>