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The first men on the moon : the story of Apollo 11

Author: David M Harland
Publisher: New York ; Berlin : Springer ; Chichester, U.K. : Praxis Pub., 2007.
Series: Springer-Praxis books in space exploration.
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"In The First Men On The Moon, David Harland tells the story of Apollo 11, starting with crew selection and training, the choice of the landing site, and the assembly of the space vehicle. Then follows a detailed account of the mission, featuring the lunar landing and moonwalk, and a review of how our knowledge of the Moon's history was revolutionised as a result. The story is enlivened by dialogue between the  Read more...
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Harland, David M. (David Michael), 1955-
First men on the moon.
New York ; Berlin : Springer ; Chichester, U.K. : Praxis Pub., 2007
(DLC) 2006929205
(OCoLC)74650812
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David M Harland
ISBN: 9780387495446 0387495444 0387341765 9780387341767
OCLC Number: 191448126
Notes: Popular treatment.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 378 pages, [32] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. The Apollo 11 crew --
2. Preliminaries --
3. Preparations --
4. Setting off --
5. Translunar coast --
6. Into lunar orbit --
7. Lunar landing --
8. Tranquility base --
9. Home in triumph --
10. The Moon revealed.
Series Title: Springer-Praxis books in space exploration.
Responsibility: David M. Harland.
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