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Carrying the fire : an astronaut's journeys

Author: Michael Collins
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 40th anniversary edView all editions and formats
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Autobiography of one of the three astronauts that manned Apollo 11, the mission that accomplished the first human landing on the moon.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Michael Collins; Michael Collins
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Collins
ISBN: 9780374531942 0374531943
OCLC Number: 428714256
Description: xxi, 478 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Michael Collins.

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The years that have passed since Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins piloted the Apollo 11 spacecraft to the moon in July 1969 have done nothing to alter the fundamental wonder of the  Read more...

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Collins tells what his space journeys meant to him as a human being [and] discusses the role of man amid the multitudinous mechanical marvels ... Profoundly affecting. "The New Yorker" Michael Read more...

 
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