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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.
I really enjoyed this book. Being a child of the 60's I recall following most of the Apollo missions. I would often carry my cheap telescope up to the peak of our roof at night. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Amazon Customer
Nicely written ! Great read with a lot of facts and tidbits from the golden age of space exploration. A must read !Published 13 days ago by Valentin Lup
Great book, and I have read many by the early astros.
This book had one of the most personal story telling qualities of what I have read, I felt like I was sitting down and... Read more
Very entertaining read - and I've read dozens of astronaut and NASA books. Cernan' narration is gripping. I laughed out loud sometimes, and learned quite a bit. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Shula
Growing up as man took his first steps towards space, I hung on each snippet of news from Vanguard through the Shuttle. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Robert H. Lafleur
A different view of NASA, well written, a must read for the space program junkie.Published 2 months ago by Gerald Brwon
One of the best books I have ever read on the NASA space program from Mercury through Gemini through Apollo. A must read if you are interested in the space program at all.Published 2 months ago by REH62