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Apollo missions : the incredible story of the race to the moon.

By: Baker, Dr. David.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London, Arcturus Publishing LTD, 2019Description: 191 pages ; 28 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1788885236; 9781788885232.Subject(s): Space flight to the moon | Aeronautics | Aeronautics | Space flight to the moon
Contents:
Introduction--why go to the moon?--the means to go--preparing the way--the rise of Apollo--getting ready--leaving Earth--out of this world--roads to the moon--"the eagle has landed"--"one small step"--appendix--index--picture credits.
Summary: Published to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the 1969 moon landings, The Apollo Missions is illustrated with documents, blueprints and photographs of the missions as they happened. Analysing the Apollo Space Program, it looks back at a key period in the development of space technology. From early attempts to send a manned vessel into space to Neil Armstrong's historic first steps on the moon, David Baker reveals what happened behind the scenes. Full of fascinating stories and augmented by documents that chronicled the development of the program, this is a brilliant commemoration of one of man's most astounding feats.
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Introduction--why go to the moon?--the means to go--preparing the way--the rise of Apollo--getting ready--leaving Earth--out of this world--roads to the moon--"the eagle has landed"--"one small step"--appendix--index--picture credits.

Published to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the 1969 moon landings, The Apollo Missions is illustrated with documents, blueprints and photographs of the missions as they happened. Analysing the Apollo Space Program, it looks back at a key period in the development of space technology. From early attempts to send a manned vessel into space to Neil Armstrong's historic first steps on the moon, David Baker reveals what happened behind the scenes. Full of fascinating stories and augmented by documents that chronicled the development of the program, this is a brilliant commemoration of one of man's most astounding feats.