The Story of Apollo 11 and the Men on the Moon 50 Years Later

The Story of Apollo 11 and the Men on the Moon 50 Years Later - Events That Changed the Course of History

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Synopsis

"Imagine being far enough from the earth that it looks like a tiny blue circle. In July 1969, three men aboard the Apollo spaceship got to see just that on their way to the moon. The moon landing is an unforgettable episode in American history. For centuries, going to the moon had seemed like an interesting idea, but surely impossible. But as various technologies developed at a rapid pace in the mid-20th century, the impossible became possible. You've surely heard of Armstrong's famous words, "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." But there's probably a lot that you don't know. Get ready to discover the following: - The debate behind Armstrong's famous words - The contents of the poem that Pat Collins gave her husband before he left Earth - The adrenaline rush of the three astronauts when Apollo 11 launched - How the astronauts dealt with TV cameras to provide video footage - The complex responsibilities of managin

Book information

ISBN: 9781620235270
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Group, Inc.
Imprint: Atlantic Publishing Group, Inc.
Pub date:
DEWEY: 629.454
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Weight: -1g