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On the Moon : the Apollo journals

Author: Grant Heiken; Eric Jones
Publisher: Berlin [u.a.] : Springer [u.a.], 2007.
Series: Springer-Praxis books in space exploration.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explains how the Apollo crews learned to work on the lunar surface. Its lively and informative text draws heavily on transcripts and photographs to illustrate points. It puts the reader on  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Grant Heiken; Eric Jones
ISBN: 0387489398 9780387489391
OCLC Number: 255724658
Description: XII, 492 S : ill., graph. Darst., Kt.
Contents: Adapting to a New World.- Pinpoint Landing, Great Science, and a Lot of Fun.- A Damned Hard Walk Followed by a Little Golf.- The Lunar Dune Buggy.- Drilling Troubles.- The Descartes Highlands - High Land But No Volcanoes.- The Volcanoes of Taurus-Littrow - Explosive Volcanism on the Moon.- Boulder Rolling - the Last Apollo EVA.- Lessons from Apollo for Future Operations on the Moon.
Series Title: Springer-Praxis books in space exploration.
Responsibility: Grant Heiken and Eric Jones.
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