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Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon


The untold story of the historic voyage to the moon that closed out one of our darkest years with a nearly unimaginable triumph

In August 1968, NASA made a bold decision: in just sixteen weeks, the United States would launch humankind’s first flight to the moon. Only the year before, three astronauts had burned to death in their spacecraft, and since then the Apollo program had suffered one setback after another. Meanwhile, the Russians were winning the space race, the Cold War was getting…

Apollo 8

ISBN 10 : 9781627798310
ISBN 13 : 1627798315

The untold story of the historic voyage to the moon that closed out one of our darkest years with a nearly unimaginable triumph In August 1968, NASA made a bold decision: in just s..


Apollo 8

ISBN 10 : 1627798323
ISBN 13 : 9781627798327

The untold story of the historic voyage to the moon that closed out one of our darkest years with a nearly unimaginable triumph In August 1968, NASA made a bold decision: in just s..


Mission Control This Is Apollo

ISBN 10 : 0670011568
ISBN 13 : 9780670011568

Rich illustrations enhance this informative book about the historic moment on July 20, 1969 when Apollo 11 landed on the moon, the major events that led up to this mission, and the..


Apollo Expeditions To The Moon

ISBN 10 : 9780486135571
ISBN 13 : 0486135578

Official NASA publication marks the 40th anniversary of the first lunar landing and features essays by project participants recalling engineering and administrative challenges. Acc..


Marketing The Moon

ISBN 10 : 9780262026963
ISBN 13 : 0262026961

One of the most successful public relations campaigns in history, featuring heroic astronauts, press-savvy rocket scientists, enthusiastic reporters, deep-pocketed defense contract..


How Apollo Flew To The Moon

ISBN 10 : 9781441971791
ISBN 13 : 1441971793

Stung by the pioneering space successes of the Soviet Union - in particular, Gagarin being the first man in space, the United States gathered the best of its engineers and set itse..


Apollo Pilot

ISBN 10 : 9780803299528
ISBN 13 : 0803299524

In October 1968 Donn Eisele flew with fellow astronauts Walt Cunningham and Wally Schirra into Earth orbit in Apollo 7. The first manned mission in the Apollo program and the first..


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