Missions to the Moon: The Complete Story of Mans Greatest Adventure by Rod PyleFrom the beginning of recorded history man has gazed into space and yearned to explore. Missions to the Moon tells the compelling story of mans journey to the moon and the stunning photographs and facsimile documents make it essential reading for everyone interested in science and exploration, as well as anyone who lived through the momentous Apollo 11 landing in 1969. Beginning with the Space Race between the Soviet Union and the United States during the Cold War, this unique book traces our quest to reach the moon. Through the inclusion of 200 stunning photographs and at least 15 beautifully recreated rare facsimile documents you will witness the first human spaceflight by Yuri Gagarin in 1961, experience the terrifying failures and stunning triumphs of the Apollo Missions, marvel at the first manned landing on the moon by Apollo 11, and gaze into the future of space exploration.
Missions to the Moon
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Here at Space. Get in the anniversary spirit with the below, which are just some of the many, many new books looking back at this pivotal milestone and forward to future moon missions. Jump through the sections above, or read on for our lists of Apollo retellings; books on the moon, past and future; understanding Apollo; and Apollo photo books. And check back as we approach the anniversary for more! This autobiography of astronaut Michael Collins, who orbited the moon alone while Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the lunar surface, sets the standard for astronaut-authored memoirs and provides a definitive but personal account of Apollo