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Moon shot : the inside story of America's race to the moon

Author: Alan B Shepard; Donald K Slayton
Publisher: Atlanta : Turner Pub. ; Kansas City, Mo. : Distributed by Andrews and McMeel, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The successes of the space program--the first orbital flight, the first spacewalk, the first moon landing--and the stories of Apollo I, Apollo II, and Apollo 13, written by America's first man in space.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shepard, Alan B. (Alan Bartlett), 1923-1998.
Moon shot.
Atlanta : Turner Pub. ; Kansas City, Mo. : Distributed by Andrews and McMeel, ©1994
(OCoLC)623164041
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan B Shepard; Donald K Slayton
ISBN: 1878685546 9781878685544
OCLC Number: 29846731
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 383 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The landing --
The beginning --
The pilots --
The astronauts --
Training --
The selection --
The cape --
First in space --
Freedom Seven --
NASA is made --
Mercury : messengers from space --
Houston --
Space walk --
Gemini : the little spaceship that could --
I've got a fire in the cockpit --
Aftermath --
Apollo 8 and a Russian push to the moon --
Getting there, getting back --
Lifeboat! --
Apollo 14 : all or nothing --
No turning back --
Moon walk --
Last Apollo out --
Salt and vodka --
Soyez and Apollo are shaking hands --
Deke Slayton : astronaut.
Responsibility: by Alan Shepard and Deke Slayton ; with Jay Barbree and Howard Benedict ; introduction by Neil Armstrong.

Abstract:

The successes of the space program--the first orbital flight, the first spacewalk, the first moon landing--and the stories of Apollo I, Apollo II, and Apollo 13, written by America's first man in space.

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by SammyB428 (WorldCat user on 2007-11-23)

1. The Landing 2. The Beginning 3. The Pilots 4. The Astronauts 5. Training 6. The Selection 7. The Cape 8. First in Space 9. Freedom Seven 10. NASA is Made 11. Mercury : Messengers from Space 12. Houston 13. Space Walk 14. Gemini : The Little Spaceship That Could 15. I've Got a Fire in the Cockpit 16. Aftermath 17. Apollo 8 and a Russian Push to the Moon 18. Getting There, Getting Back 19. Lifeboat! 20. Apollo 14 : All or Nothing 21. No Turning Back 22. Moon Walk 23. Last Apollo Out 24. Salt and Vodka 25. Soyez and Apollo are Shaking Hands 26. Deke Slayton : Astronaut

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