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The Apollo chronicles : engineering America's first moon missions

Author: Brandon R Brown
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brandon R Brown
ISBN: 9780190681340 0190681349
OCLC Number: 1055914013
Description: xiv, 269 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1945 : origins --
1957 : paths, power, and panic --
1960 : silent movies and old-world evenings --
1961 : a toddler's marathon --
The moon --
1962 : punch cards and a key to the trunk --
1964 : of doubts and bugs --
1965 : Saturn breathes --
1966 : of software and star balls --
1967 : from madness to miracle --
1968 : of timeless views and new perspectives --
1969 : alarms and lightning --
1972 : from rovers to regrets --
1981 : farther along --
Today : mementos and returns --
How we did it.
Responsibility: Brandon R. Brown.

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In The Apollo Chronicles, we meet the engineers who toiled behind the spotlights from 1958 to 1972. The son of an Apollo engineer, author Brandon R. Brown devotes his writing chops to storytelling Read more...

 
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