On the Moon

On the Moon

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This book explains how the Apollo crews learned to work on the lunar surface. Its lively and informative text draws heavily on transcripts and photographs to illustrate points. It puts the reader on the lunar surface with the astronauts, sharing their observations, excitement, and frustrations. The book describes the challenging yet exhilarating lunar environment facing the Apollo astronauts, and reveals their courageous, sometimes creative and occasionally humorous adaptation to the field conditions on another planet. Recent interviews with the astronauts are included in which they recall their thoughts after more than 25 years of reflection.NASA History Series, NASA SP-4214, 415 pp. Cortright, E. M. (ed), 1975. Apollo Expeditions to the Moon. NASA Publication SP-350, 313 pp. Duke, C. and Duke, D., ... Lunar Sourcebook: A Usera#39;s Guide to the Moon. Cambridge Universityanbsp;...

Title:On the Moon
Author:Grant Heiken, Eric Jones
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-07-05


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