The Unbroken Chain was nominated for the AIAA's 2003 Gardner-Lasser Aerospace History Literature Award.

This award is presented for the best original contribution to the field of aeronautical or astronautical historical non-fiction literature published in the last five years dealing with the science, technology, and/or impact of aeronautics and astronautics on society. The award is named in honor of David Lasser and Lester Gardner founders of the original technical societies.

The Unbroken Chain was nominated for the Eugene M. Emme Astronautical Literature Award by the American Astronautical Society.

The Emme Award was established in 1982 to provide recognition to the truly outstanding book published each year serving public understanding about the impact of the astronautics upon Society and its potentialities for tomorrow.

Roger Guillemette's review of The Unbroken Chain published in the March 2002 issue of Pen & Quill, was awarded the second place UACC Literary Award.

News & interviews

Quest - The History of Spaceflight: February 2002, review by CNN reporter John Bisney

Air & Space Magazine: March 2002, review by NASA chief historian Roger Launius

Pen & Quill (publication of the UACC): March 2002, review by space program reporter Roger Guillemette

Florida Today: New book reveals character of former space race pad leader - Mention Guenter Wendt's name along Florida's Space Coast and you're likely to draw a smile. Protecting Cape Launch Pads at Height of Cold War - America's earliest astronauts blasted off into space from a launch pad that one man ruled with such an iron fist, no terrorist or Soviet spy would dare cross his path. Guenter Wendt: A Vital Link - When one thinks of the stereotypical "rocket scientist," a certain image springs to mind.

Hour 25 Radio: Listen to the interview (9/28/2003)

The Space Show: Listen to the interview (12/14/2003)

Appearances & book signings
Due to the logistical problems involved, Guenter will not be able to sign copies of the book sent to him through the mail.

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