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.
One cannot overstate the importance of Andrew Chaikin's book on the Apollo program.
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.
It is exhaustively detailed; so much so that you often feel as if the astronauts are telling their own stories in real time.
Outstanding! Easy to read style tells a nice story. Full of information and insight.Published 5 days ago by BerkeleyBear
Perfect and inspirational read. Totally absorbed in the detail and logical storytelling by Chaikin. I've actually given this as a gift twicePublished 2 months ago by Dr S Evans
Reads like a novel of adventure. Very enjoyable and interesting.Published 4 months 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 5 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 5 months ago by Ken Roza