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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..


Genesis

ISBN 10 : 9780985114169
ISBN 13 : 0985114169

It was Christmas Eve 1968. And the astronauts of Apollo 8 - Commander Frank Borman, Jim Lovell, and Bill Anders - were participants in a mission that took them faster (24,000 mph) ..


Into The Black

ISBN 10 : 9781501123627
ISBN 13 : 1501123629

"Using interviews, NASA oral histories, and recently declassified material, [this book] reveals the dramatic untold story of the first space shuttle and the dedicated people who br..


Apollo 13

ISBN 10 : 0618056653
ISBN 13 : 9780618056651

The story of the American moon shot that almost ended in a fatal catastrophe, told by the flight's commander, offers a chronicle of courage, heroism, and adventure...


Rocket Men

ISBN 10 : 9781101057735
ISBN 13 : 1101057734

Read Craig Nelson's posts on the Penguin Blog. "Celebrates a bold era when voyaging beyond the Earth was deemed crucial to national security and pride." -The Wall Street Journal Re..


The Sibling Effect

ISBN 10 : 9781594486111
ISBN 13 : 1594486115

Explores the profound influence of sibling relationships through emerging research in the areas of birth order, twin studies, and genetic encoding to consider the role of sibling r..


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