"Sy Liebergot, in his book Apollo EECOM, gives us an outstanding example of the opportunities available in the United States. Sy takes us through his troubled past to earning his wings as a key player in our journeys to the Moon." Jim Lovell, commander, Apollo 13
"The world knows Sy Liebergot as one of the steel-nerved experts in Mission Control who helped save Apollo 13. Now he reveals, in his own words, that his entire life was preparation for that moment of truth. Sy's account is harrowing, touching, and inspiring his story gives new meaning to the phrase, Failure is not an option." Andrew Chaikin, author, A Man on the Moon
About the Author
Sy Liebergot was the Lead EECOM Flight Controller for Apollo missions 1215 and an EGIL (Skylab EECOM) for all of the Skylab program missions. He has appeared in the PBS series NOVA, the History Channel's Modern Marvels, and the acclaimed documentary Apollo 13: To the Edge and Back. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his work with the Apollo 13 Operations Team. He lives in Pearland, Texas. David M. Harland is a space historian who is the author of Exploring the Moon The Apollo Expeditions, The Story of Space Station Mir, and The Story of the Space Shuttle.