The Moonlandings
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The Moonlandings

An Eyewitness Account
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ISBN-13:
9780521035354
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
18.01.2007
Seiten:
480
Autor:
Reginald Turnill
Gewicht:
720 g
Format:
236x157x32 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

An eyewitness account of the Soviet-American race to land a man on the moon.
Foreword Buzz Aldrin; Growing up with space - sources and acknowledgments; 1. The context: a twentieth-century Faust; 2. Preparing for manned spaceflight; 3. Gagarin puts Russia ahead; 4. The Moon and how to get there; 5. The seven story begins; 6. Glenn gets there first; 7. Sequels to the seven story; 8. Space travel: learning the rules; 9. Overtaking the Russians; 10. Apollo's bad start; 11. Lassoing the moon; 12. What makes an astronaut?; 13. Final rehearsals; 14. The eagle soars; 15. The eagle swoops; 16. First steps - and where they led; 17. The moonrocks - and Mars!; 18. Second steps on the moon; 19. The thirteen story; 20. Last men on the moon; 21. Apollo's inconclusive findings; 22. Epilogues to Apollo; 23. John Glenn's Apollo postscript; Bibliography; Appendices; Index.
An eyewitness account of the Soviet-American race to land a man on the moon.