Apollo: The Epic Journey to the Moon

Apollo The Epic Journey to the Moon NASA s Apollo answered President Kennedy s directive to land a man on the moon and return him safely to Earth by the end of the decade The astronauts scientists and mission control operators wh
  • Title: Apollo: The Epic Journey to the Moon
  • Author: David West Reynolds Gene Cernan Von Hardesty Wally Schirra
  • ISBN: 9780151009640
  • Page: 342
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Apollo: The Epic Journey to the Moon
    NASA s Apollo answered President Kennedy s 1961 directive to land a man on the moon and return him safely to Earth by the end of the decade The astronauts, scientists, and mission control operators who took part in the fifteen manned Apollo missions not only accomplished this memorable triumph of courage and technical ingenuity, they stirred the world s imagination and reNASA s Apollo answered President Kennedy s 1961 directive to land a man on the moon and return him safely to Earth by the end of the decade The astronauts, scientists, and mission control operators who took part in the fifteen manned Apollo missions not only accomplished this memorable triumph of courage and technical ingenuity, they stirred the world s imagination and redefined the notion of what is truly possible.In this captivating story of adventure and exploration, expert David West Reynolds presents a complete and engaging reconstruction of all the key events and personalities in the Apollo program From the thrilling experiences of the astronauts to the men of extraordinary vision and skill who built a reality out of a dream, Reynolds captures the drama of this epic journey.Rendering complex and technical material into accessible terms for the uninitiated reader, while providing unusual details for the aficionado, Apollo The Epic Journey to the Moon takes you along on the most unforgettable ride of the twentieth century.
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  • David West Reynolds Gene Cernan Von Hardesty Wally Schirra

    Dr David West Reynolds earned his Ph.D in archeology at the University of Michigan A lecturer, veteran of field expeditions on three continents and author of scientific archeological publications, Reynolds has also written X Wing A Pocket Manual, Tie Fighter A Pocket Manual, and various Star Wars articles He approaches the world of Star Wars like ancient Rome or Egypt, considering it a culture from another time and place to explore Reynolds lives in Marin County, California.

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  • I couldn t put it down every glossy page was full color with photos, diagrams and sidebars, and prose that didn t overwhelm with either technical or political details The only thing I wished for was personal insight from the people actually involved engineers, mission control, astronauts But the book was superb at framing the entire Apollo program, such as this example The Saturn V largest rocket ever made, to this day would become the greatest pinnacle of rocket design ever achieved and an ach [...]


  • This is a good history of the Apollo space program with details going back to the beginnings of rocket science with Robert Goddard, Tsiolkovsky and Wehrner Von Braun and including the Mercury and Gemini programs There is information about each Apollo mission, with lots of detail on the planning and engineering that went into creating and assembling the Saturn V and scouting landing locations There are a wealth of great photographs and a map of all of the Apollo landing sites I like how he points [...]


  • Beautiful illustrated history of the entire Apollo program including the missions, astronauts, and scientists and personalities who made it happen There is some striking photography in this book, as well as a great gatefold of the Saturn V rocket which Jeff Bezos just excavated from the Atlantic Ocean a few weeks ago.If you are a space fan or are simply looking for a beautiful book on American history, I highly recommend this title


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