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This acclaimed portrait of heroism and ingenuity captures a watershed moment in human history. The astronauts themselves have called it the definitive account of their missions. On the night of July 20, 1969, our world changed forever when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon. Based on in-depth interviews with twenty-three of the twenty-four moon voyagers, as well as those who struggled to get the program moving, A Man on the Moon conveys every aspect of the Apollo missions with breathtaking immediacy and stunning detail.

Synopsis:

On the night of July 20, 1969, our world was changed forever when two Americans, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, walked on the Moon. Now the greatest event of the 20th century is magnificently retold through the eyes and ears of the people who were there: 23 Moon voyagers and those who struggled to get the program moving. Basis for the HBO mini-series "From the Earth to the Moon". of photos.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 601-605) and index.

About the Author

Andrew Chaikin has been writing about space exploration for more than 25 years. He is a commentator for National Public Radio's Morning Edition, and served as a consultant on the HBO miniseries From the Earth to the Moon, which was based in part on this book.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140272017
Foreword:
Hanks, Tom
Author:
Hanks, Tom
Author:
Chaikin, Andrew L.
Author:
Chaikin, Andrew
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Aeronautics & Astronautics
Subject:
Astrophysics & Space Science
Subject:
Space flight to the moon
Subject:
Moon
Subject:
Exploration
Subject:
Astronautics (space)
Subject:
Space flight to the moon -- History.
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
General History
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
19980401
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
688
Dimensions:
7.92x5.32x1.58 in. 1.24 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , On the night of July 20, 1969, our world was changed forever when two Americans, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, walked on the Moon. Now the greatest event of the 20th century is magnificently retold through the eyes and ears of the people who were there: 23 Moon voyagers and those who struggled to get the program moving. Basis for the HBO mini-series "From the Earth to the Moon". of photos.
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