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. --Therese Littleton --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
The book focuses on the moon missions from Apollo 11 onwards.
I'll definitely give this book another read because, of course, many amazing people were responsible for the wonderful achievements our nation accomplished.
This is a story, but a story based on fact and actual events and Mr Chaikin has told it extremely well.
Reads like a novel of adventure. Very enjoyable and interesting.Published 1 month ago by Sanoma Goodwill
I am a huge space buff and I enjoyed this book very much. I am a big fan of the HBO miniseries "From the Earth to The Moon" and I can see they got much of their source... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Joseph Fleck
The story of the Apollo missions is better than any fiction. Chaikin's research and writing make you feel as though you are in the MCOR as well as in flight with astronauts without... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ken Roza
It has been truthfully said that people are least able to appreciate the history that occurs in their own times. Read morePublished 3 months ago by K. R. Evans
I have not completed reading this, but from the portion I read I can say that this is a very interesting, entertaining, and informative book. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Richard P. Anderson
This is one of the two best books about Apollo. The other, Charles Murray's "Apollo" has the advantage on technical details, especially the design/development, and the... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Info Source