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The Resource Rocket men : the daring odyssey of Apollo 8 and the astronauts who made man's first journey to the Moon, Robert Kurson

Rocket men : the daring odyssey of Apollo 8 and the astronauts who made man's first journey to the Moon, Robert Kurson

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Rocket men : the daring odyssey of Apollo 8 and the astronauts who made man's first journey to the Moon
Title
Rocket men
Title remainder
the daring odyssey of Apollo 8 and the astronauts who made man's first journey to the Moon
Statement of responsibility
Robert Kurson
Title variation
Rocket men
Title variation remainder
the daring odyssey of Apollo eight
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Shares the inside story of the dangerous Apollo 8 mission, focusing on the lives of astronaut heroes Frank Borman, Jim Lovell, and Bill Anders, while illuminating the political factors that prompted the decision to risk lives to save the Apollo program and define the space race
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kurson, Robert
Dewey number
629.45/4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Project Apollo (U.S.)
  • Apollo 8 (Spacecraft)
  • Apollo 8 (Spacecraft)
  • Project Apollo (U.S.)
  • Space flight to the moon
  • Space flight to the moon
  • HISTORY / United States / 20th Century
  • SCIENCE / Space Science
  • HISTORY / Expeditions & Discoveries
Label
Rocket men : the daring odyssey of Apollo 8 and the astronauts who made man's first journey to the Moon, Robert Kurson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [351]-356) and index
Contents
Do you want to go to the moon? -- The space race -- A secret plan -- Are you out of your mind? -- Frank Borman -- Just four months -- Jim Lovell -- Pushed to superhuman speeds -- Bill Anders -- How's fifty-fifty? -- My God, we are really doing this -- Leaving home -- A deeply troubled year -- A critical test -- An astronaut in trouble -- Equigravisphere -- Racing the moon -- Our most ancient companion -- Earthrise -- The Heaven and the Earth -- Aiming for home -- Please be informed-there is a Santa Claus -- Help from an old friend -- The men who saved 1968 -- Epilogue -- Diagram of Apollo 8
Control code
ocn974796189
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
x, 372 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780812988703
Lccn
2017009386
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)974796189
Label
Rocket men : the daring odyssey of Apollo 8 and the astronauts who made man's first journey to the Moon, Robert Kurson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [351]-356) and index
Contents
Do you want to go to the moon? -- The space race -- A secret plan -- Are you out of your mind? -- Frank Borman -- Just four months -- Jim Lovell -- Pushed to superhuman speeds -- Bill Anders -- How's fifty-fifty? -- My God, we are really doing this -- Leaving home -- A deeply troubled year -- A critical test -- An astronaut in trouble -- Equigravisphere -- Racing the moon -- Our most ancient companion -- Earthrise -- The Heaven and the Earth -- Aiming for home -- Please be informed-there is a Santa Claus -- Help from an old friend -- The men who saved 1968 -- Epilogue -- Diagram of Apollo 8
Control code
ocn974796189
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
x, 372 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780812988703
Lccn
2017009386
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)974796189

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