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One giant leap : the impossible mission that flew us to the moon

Author: Charles Fishman
Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, [2019]
Series: Baker & Taylor Books (Firm).; Axis 360.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The remarkable story of the trailblazers and the ordinary Americans on the front lines of the epic mission to reach the moon. President John F. Kennedy astonished the world on May 25, 1961, when he announced to Congress that the United States should land a man on the Moon by 1970. No group was more surprised than the scientists and engineers at NASA, who suddenly had less than a decade to invent space travel. When  Read more...
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Fishman, Charles.
One Giant Leap : The Untold Story of How We Flew to the Moon.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Fishman
ISBN: 9781501106316 1501106317
OCLC Number: 1101779659
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Intro; Dedication; Preface: The Mystery of Moondust; Chapter 1: Tranquility Base & the World We All Live In; Chapter 2: The Moon to the Rescue; Chapter 3: "The Full Speed of Freedom"; Chapter 4: The Fourth Crew Member; Chapter 5: The Man Who Saved Apollo; Chapter 6: JFK's Secret Space Tapes; Chapter 7: How Do You Fly to the Moon?; Chapter 8: NASA Almost Forgets the Flag; Chapter 9: How Apollo Really Did Change the World; Photographs; Acknowledgments; About the Author; Notes; Sources/Bibliography; Index; Copyright
Series Title: Baker & Taylor Books (Firm).; Axis 360.
Responsibility: Charles Fishman.

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