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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Apollo expeditions to the moon.
Washington, DC : Scientific and Technical Information Office, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1975
|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.
|Notes:||No longer available for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S.G.P.O.
|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.|