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Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon


The untold story of the historic voyage to the moon that closed out one of our darkest years with a nearly unimaginable triumph

In August 1968, NASA made a bold decision: in just sixteen weeks, the United States would launch humankind’s first flight to the moon. Only the year before, three astronauts had burned to death in their spacecraft, and since then the Apollo program had suffered one setback after another. Meanwhile, the Russians were winning the space race, the Cold War was getting…

Apollo 8

ISBN 10 : 9781627798310
ISBN 13 : 1627798315

The untold story of the historic voyage to the moon that closed out one of our darkest years with a nearly unimaginable triumph In August 1968, NASA made a bold decision: in just s..


Apollo 8

ISBN 10 : 1627798323
ISBN 13 : 9781627798327

The untold story of the historic voyage to the moon that closed out one of our darkest years with a nearly unimaginable triumph In August 1968, NASA made a bold decision: in just s..


Apollo Expeditions To The Moon

ISBN 10 : 9780486135571
ISBN 13 : 0486135578

Official NASA publication marks the 40th anniversary of the first lunar landing and features essays by project participants recalling engineering and administrative challenges. Acc..


Mission Control This Is Apollo

ISBN 10 : 0670011568
ISBN 13 : 9780670011568

Rich illustrations enhance this informative book about the historic moment on July 20, 1969 when Apollo 11 landed on the moon, the major events that led up to this mission, and the..


Rocket Men

ISBN 10 : 9781101057735
ISBN 13 : 1101057734

Read Craig Nelson's posts on the Penguin Blog. "Celebrates a bold era when voyaging beyond the Earth was deemed crucial to national security and pride." -The Wall Street Journal Re..


Apollo 13

ISBN 10 : 0618056653
ISBN 13 : 9780618056651

The story of the American moon shot that almost ended in a fatal catastrophe, told by the flight's commander, offers a chronicle of courage, heroism, and adventure...


Failure Is Not An Option

ISBN 10 : 0743214471
ISBN 13 : 9780743214476

This memoir of a veteran NASA flight director tells riveting stories from the early days of the Mercury program through Apollo 11 (the moon landing) and Apollo 13, for both of whic..


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