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What follows are thrilling accounts of such remarkable experiences as the rush of a liftoff, the heart-stopping touchdown on the moon, the final hurdle of re-entry, competition for a seat on a moon flight, the tragic spacecraft fire, and the search for clues to the origin of the solar system on the slopes of lunar mountains."I've been there. Chaikin took me back."--Gene Cernan, Apollo 17 astronaut --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Outstanding chronicle of mankind's greatest technical achievement.Published 5 days ago by RockinRod
Good book. I just wish it actually came with the dust jacket as shown in the photo,Published 1 month ago by Doug E. Aberle
I loved this book. It gave such insight into the personalities involved in the race to put a man on the moon. It was exciting and heartwarming, never dry or boring. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Nix
Great book on the history of the space program and particularly the Apollo programPublished 2 months ago by Gary
A great read made better by my working on an ALSEP instrument in the 60's and meeting one of the Apollo 15 astronauts recently...Published 3 months ago by mantares
I have been interested in NASA and those involved with the manned space program as long as I can remember. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Douglas R. Hofstetter
I finally had time to read and finish this book. Once you get started, plan for enough time to finish the book as it's really hard to put down. Read morePublished 6 months ago by T. Lund
This is an excellent collection of all of the Apollo missions, written in a style that makes it feel as if you are there in the moment, rather than sounding like a history lesson. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Chris Harbeck