The Resource Apollo 11 : the inside story, David Whitehouse

Apollo 11 : the inside story, David Whitehouse

Label
Apollo 11 : the inside story
Title
Apollo 11
Title remainder
the inside story
Statement of responsibility
David Whitehouse
Title variation
Apollo Eleven
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, David Whitehouse brings you the inside story of the astronauts, NASA engineers and political rivals that brought an end to the Space Race. Fifty years ago in July 1969, Apollo 11 became the first manned mission to land on the moon, and Neil Armstrong the first man to step onto its surface. US President Nixon called it the greatest week since creation. In the most authoritative book ever written about Apollo, David Whitehouse reveals the true drama behind the mission, telling the story in the words of those who took part - based around exclusive interviews with the key players. This enthralling book takes us from the early rocket pioneers to the shock America received from the Soviets' launch of the first satellite, Sputnik; from the race to put the first person into space, through President Kennedy's enthusiasm and later doubts, to the astronauts' intense competition to leave the first footprint. In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the moon landing, here is the story as told by the crew of Apollo 11 and the many other astronauts who paved the way or followed themselves after the first man to walk on the moon, Neil Armstrong, alongside Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins. Astronauts, engineers, politicians, NASA officials, Soviet rivals - all tell their own story of a great moment of human achievement
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1981-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Whitehouse, David
Dewey number
629.454
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Apollo 11 (Spacecraft)
  • Project Apollo (U.S.)
  • Apollo 13 (Spacecraft)
  • United States
  • Space flight to the moon
  • Space race
  • Astronauts
  • Outer space
Label
Apollo 11 : the inside story, David Whitehouse
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xi, 322 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781785785122
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Apollo 11 : the inside story, David Whitehouse
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xi, 322 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781785785122
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Specific material designation
regular print

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