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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 »
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ISBN-13: 9781878685544
ISBN-10: 1878685546
Publication Date: 5/1994
Pages: 383
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4.4 stars, based on 8 ratings
Publisher: Turner Pub
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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Well written and very interesting read. Would recomend for any space enthusiast.
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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.


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