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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:   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 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword by Fred Haise; * Preface; * Acknowledgements; * History of Apollo; * Book I: "...the Eagle has landed": Steve Bales; * Bruce McCandless; * Richard Underwood; * Clancy Hatleberg; * Book II: "We're not the Soviets": Julian Scheer; * Joseph Laitin; * Hugh Brown; * Book III: "Thunder at the Cape": Joann Morgan; * Joe Schmitt; * Jack King; * Book IV: "Marriage, Missions and Moon Cars": Joan Roosa; * Rodney Rose; * Gerry Griffin; * Sonny Morea; * U.S. Manned Missions Summary; * Glossary.
Responsibility: Billy W. Watkins.

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"Journalist Watkins takes advantage of decades of close attention as he recounts the stories of some of the thousands of men and women who made getting to the moon their daily work and uncanny Read more...

 
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