The Apollo Missions: In the Astronauts' Own Words (Hardback)Rod Pyle (author)
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The Apollo Missions tells the significant, spectacular and intriguing story of the Apollo space programme through first-person accounts by the astronauts themselves, explained and put into context with expert commentary by Rod Pyle.
Travelling to the most forbidding environment known to man, twelve courageous individuals stepped out of their tiny spaceships and onto another world. And with that, the history of humankind was irrevocably changed.
But the adventures live on, and with the 50th anniversary of the moon landings in 2019, the world is once more gazing moonward. The Apollo Missions contains over 100 images - many of which are rarely seen - drawn from original NASA film. Creating a remarkable book that transports readers to a world they have never seen like this before.
Publisher: Welbeck Publishing Group
Number of pages: 192
Dimensions: 216 x 216 mm
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The book begins in 1961 with President Kennedy announcing that America would go to the moon and that NASA had to find a way to get there. In 1967 Apollo 1 was ready for pre-flight testing at Cape Kennedy in Florida,... More
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