Moon Shot : The Inside Story of America's Race to the Moon
Moon Shot The Inside Story of America's Race to the Moon Author:Alan Shepard, Deke Slayton, Jay Barbree, Howard Benedict A compelling human drama of the sacrifices and risks asked of a small but remarkable group of astronauts who put their lives on the line as they led the way to the lunar landscape half a century ago. It's the story of those who built, launched, and flew America's spacecraft, a dramatic account of a decade of superpower rivalry, scientifi... more »c discovery, and personal bravery.« less
History of the Mercury / Gemini / Apollo programs with lots of detail; also information regarding Russian efforts, capped by the Apollo-Soyuz joint mission. Shepard & Slayton are listed as authors but probably served as primary source for co-authors Jay Barbree and Howard Benedict, journalists who followed the space program and who are most likely the actual writers.