If you're a space buff, then you have to read these books.
In The Shadow Of The Moon by Francis French and Colin Burgess is a great book describing the Gemini flights and the Apollo flights and the astronauts that manned them.
I have read all of the Astronaut autobiographies and loved everyone of them, but this book gave you all the stories.
"In the Shadow of the Moon" chronicles the oft overlooked NASA missions wedged between the original trailblazing Mercury program and its culmination in project Apollo. Read morePublished 8 months ago by dj
In The Shadow of the Moon is a wonderful telling of the highs and lows of the U.S. and Soviet space programs from the end of the Mercury program all the way to the Apollo 11 Moon... Read morePublished 9 months ago by W. S. Kardel
Because it gave a great history of the astronauts. I never realized how much they were a-holes and not exactly team players until I read this book.Published 12 months ago by Gregg Miller
This book is for anyone that loves to read about what the astronauts went through and how important the space race was to us. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Amazon Customer
I really loved this book! French and Burgess really illuminated the personalities and stories concerning the race to the Moon on both the U.S. and Soviet sides. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Emily Carney
An excellent account of the Golden Age of spaceflight. Covering all of Gemini and the first half of Apollo (1965-1969). Read morePublished 16 months ago by Scott Marquiss
This is a wonderful compilation of our journey to the moon. I would recommend this book to anyone wanting a well rounded accurate history of the moon race.Published 16 months ago by Michael Howard
An thoughtfully written insight to the space race that takes us deep inside not only the achievements of Apollo but also the men and women that got us to the Moon.Published 21 months ago by Amazon Customer
A good read, but it gets bogged down in too much technical jargon. I enjoyed the DVD of the same title, and figured I would also enjoy the book. Read morePublished on October 12, 2012 by Jeanette L. Anderson