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Apollo moon missions : the unsung heroes

Author: Billy W Watkins
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger ; Oxford : Harcourt Education [distributor], 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the story of the men and women who helped land a man on the moon. They include Julian Scheer, a NASA publicist who successfully argued for the inclusion of a television camera on Apollo 11;  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Billy W Watkins
ISBN: 0275987027 9780275987022
OCLC Number: 68254666
Description: xxiv, 202 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword by Fred Haise Preface Acknowledgments History of Apollo "...The Eagle has landed" Steve Bales Bruce McCandless Richard Underwood Clancy Hatleberg "We're not the Soviets" Julian Scheer Joseph Laitin Hugh Brown "Thunder at the Cape" JoAnn Morgan Joe Schmitt Jack King "Marriage, Missions, and Moon Cars" Joan Roosa Rodney Rose Gerry Griffin Sonny Morea U.S. Manned Missions Summary Glossary
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"Project Apollo was one of the greatest achievements of the 20th century. In the 1960s, the US developed its space program from suborbital flights to lunar missions. Much has been written about the Read more...

 
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