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Apollo expeditions to the moon

Author: Edgar M Cortright; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Office.
Publisher: Washington, DC : Scientific and Technical Information Office, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1975.
Series: NASA SP (Series), 350.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here men from the planet earth. First set foot upon the moon - July 1969 A.D. We Came in peace for all mankind. From the plaque on the Eagle, Apollo 11, which landed on the moon on July 20, 1969.
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Apollo expeditions to the moon.
Washington, DC : Scientific and Technical Information Office, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1975
(OCoLC)760711984
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edgar M Cortright; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Office.
OCLC Number: 1623434
Notes: No longer available for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S.G.P.O.
Includes index.
Description: xi, 313 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Robert C. Seamans, Jr. --
A perspective on Apollo : the forces that set us on the path to the Moon / James E. Webb --
"I believe we should go to the Moon" : engineering what had never been done before / Robert R. Gilruth --
Saturn the giant : building the boosters to send men beyond Earth / Wernher von Braun --
The spaceships : building the first craft to cross an ocean of space / George M. Low --
Scouting the Moon : mechanical explorers went before human ones / Edgar M. Cortright --
The Cape : the new shopyard of space created for Apollo / Rocco A. Petrone --
"This is Mission Control" : how men on Earth aided men in space / Christopher C. Kraft, Jr. --
Men for the Moon : how they were chosen and trained / Robert Sherrod --
The shakedown cruises : bold steps preceded "one small step" / Samuel C. Phillips --
Getting it all together : critical tests of the total system / George E. Mueller --
"The Eagle has landed" : a goal attained, men on the Moon / Michael Collins and Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr. --
Ocean of storms and Fra Mauro : exploring on foot, emplacing automatic laboratories / Charles Conrad, Jr. and Alan B. Shepard, Jr. --
"Houston, we've had a problem" : a crippled bird limps safely home / James A. Lovell --
The great voyages of exploration : scientific expeditions return a rich harvest / Harrison H. Schmitt --
The legacy of Apollo : new understanding of ourselves and our world / Homer E. Newell.
Series Title: NASA SP (Series), 350.
Responsibility: edited by Edgar M. Cortright.

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Here men from the planet earth. First set foot upon the moon - July 1969 A.D. We Came in peace for all mankind. From the plaque on the Eagle, Apollo 11, which landed on the moon on July 20, 1969.

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