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.
I have been interested in NASA and those involved with the manned space program as long as I can remember. Read morePublished 1 month 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 2 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 2 months ago by Chris Harbeck
Outstanding! Easy to read style tells a nice story. Full of information and insight.Published 5 months 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 7 months ago by Dr S Evans