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Apollo 11 1969 Owners' Workshop Manual: (Including Saturn V, CM-107, SM-107, LM-5) NASA MISSION AS-506 (NASA Mission Reports)

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On July 20, 1969, US astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon. The Apollo 11 mission that carried him and his two fellow astronauts on their epic journey marked the successful culmination of a quest that, ironically, had begun in Nazi Germany thirty years before. This is the story of the Apollo 11 mission and the ‘space hardware’ that made it all possible. Author Chris Riley looks at the evolution and design of the mighty Saturn V rocket, the Command and Service Modules, and the Lunar Module. He also describes the space suits worn by the crew, with their special life support systems. Launch procedures are described, ‘flying’ the Saturn V, navigation, course correction ‘burns’, orbital rendezvous techniques, flying the LEM, moon landing, moon walk, take-off from the moon, and earth re-entry procedure. Includes performance data, fuels, biographies of Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins, Gene Kranz and Werner von Braun. Detailed appendices cover all of the Apollo missions, with full details of crews, spacecraft names and logos, mission priorities, moon landing sites, and the Lunar Rover.

About the Author

Dr Christopher Riley is a broadcaster and film-maker specializing in history and science documentaries. In 2004 he won the Sir Arthur Clarke award for the BBC1 blockbuster series Space Odyssey: Voyage to the Planets. His latest film In the Shadow of the Moon: The Story of the Apollo Astronauts, won the World Cinema Audience Award in 2007.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781844256839
Subtitle:
An Insight into the Hardware from the First Manned Mission to Land on the Moon
Author:
Riley, Christopher
Author:
Dolling, Philip
Publisher:
Haynes Publishing UK
Subject:
Aviation - General
Subject:
Aeronautics & Astronautics
Subject:
Astrophysics & Space Science
Subject:
Science Reference-Technology
Subject:
Aviation - History
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
NASA Mission Reports
Publication Date:
20100101
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
175 color & 25 b/w ill
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 x 0.625 in 1.94 lb

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