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Mission to the Moon [With DVD]by Alan Dyer
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From liftoff to splashdown, this is the story of our most incredible journey - as you've never seen it before!
Just in time for the fortieth anniversary of the first lunar landing and moonwalk, Mission to the Moon is a behind-the-scenes, richly illustrated commemoration of this history-making event.
Featuring eighty pages full of information and stunning visuals, the book covers everything from the start of the space program to the construction of the shuttle to the legendary mission and beyond.
The DVD contains actual footage from the Moon landing as well as highlights from later Apollo missions. Mission to the Moon gives you a front-row seat for an unforgettable outer-space adventure!
Just in time for the 40th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 mission comes this breathtaking book packed with stunning photos and fun factoids about Earth's nearest celestial body. The DVD features never-before-seen footage culled from the NASA archives. Full color.
Produced in cooperation with NASA, this breathtaking book is packed with everything you need to know about the first moon landing. From the earliest legends about the moon to the space race and the successful lunar landing, plus subsequent missions, the oversize book is chock-full of stunning photos and fun factoids about Earthand#8217;s nearest celestial body. The DVD included with the book gives you a front-row seat for Apollo 11and#8217;s blastoff and the iconic moonwalk, along with never-before-seen footage culled from the NASA archives.
About the Author
Alan Dyer, one of Canada's foremost experts on astronomy, is the resident astronomer at the TELUS World of Science in Calgary, Alberta. He is also the author of INSIDERS: SPACE, published in 2007. Asteroid #78434 is named after him.
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