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Describes astronauts personal life as well as technological sides of the topic.
That being said Cernan's memoir is not only an excellent astronaut memoir but also a great overview of the history of NASA's space program up to the Apollo programs.
It's the combination of personal stories and literate reflection on the meaning of his life and accomplishments that I really liked.
Another great Apollo era autobiography. It was very well written and provided great insight into the preparation for each of his three missions. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Jquinn757
I am so glad that I discovered this book, even if it was 15 years after publication. It is one of the most enjoyable autobiographies/biographies that I have ever read! Read morePublished 28 days ago by Dr.Stanley Toompas
Wow, I've always been fascinated by the Apollo program, but I didn't expect to like this book as much as I did. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Michael Ramos
Have read a number of books by and about our former astronauts and this is one of my favorites. Having grown up during the space race, I was 14 when Apollo 11 landed on the moon I... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Marvin Q. Miller
Excellent autobiography! If you are a manned space program fan, read it! If you aren't, read it anyway - you'll get a great read and an understanding of why a man would risk his... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Steve C.
Guess I forgot about Eugen Cerman, but found the book very informative about man's trip to the moon. Read morePublished 2 months ago by J. A. Zeldes
Excellent read from the good old days when we had a space programPublished 2 months ago by Derek R Gordon
Gene Cernan narrates the rich and inspiring tale of his journey through life, to the moon, and back. He pulls no punches, even from himself, with humble self-deprecating humor. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Chris McGrath