Shoot for the Moon: The Space Race and the Extraordinary Voyage of Apollo 11

Shoot for the Moon: The Space Race and the Extraordinary Voyage of Apollo 11

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On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the Moon, a moment forever ingrained in history. Perhaps the world's greatest technological achievement - and a triumph of American spirit and ingenuity - the Apollo 11 mission, and the entire Apollo program, was a mammoth undertaking involving more than 410,000 men and women dedicated to putting a man on the Moon and winning the Space Race against the Soviets.

Seen through the eyes of the those who lived it, Shoot for the Moon reveals the dangers, the challenges, and the sheer determination that defined not only Apollo 11, but also the Mercury and Gemini missions that made it possible. Both sweeping and intimate, and based on exhaustive research and dozens of fresh interviews, best-selling author James Donovan's Shoot for the Moon is the definitive and thrilling account of one of humankind's most extraordinary feats of exploration.
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ISBN: 9780316341813

Published Date: March 1, 2020

Publisher: Back Bay Books

Language: English

Page Count: 453

Size: 8.22" l x 5.44" w x 1.44" h