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A man on the moon : the voyages of the Apollo astronauts

Author: Andrew Chaikin
Publisher: London : Michael Joseph, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beginning with President Kennedy's bold deadline, 'A Man on the Moon' is the definitive account of the Apollo programme's successes and its heroic failure, from the fire in Apollo 1, to the discoveries made by the first scientist aboard Appolo 17.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Chaikin
ISBN: 9780141041834 0141041838
OCLC Number: 310154550
Notes: Originally published: 1994.
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Andrew Chaikin.

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The race to the moon was won spectacularly by Apollo 11 on 20 July 1969. This title presents an account of the heroic Apollo programme - from the tragedy of the fire in Apollo 1 during a simulated  Read more...

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'An extraordinary book ... Space, with its limitless boundaries, has the power to inspire, to change lives, to make the impossible happen. Chaikin's superb book demonstrates how' Sunday Times 'A Read more...

 
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