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Apollo to the moon : a history in 50 objects / Teasel Muir-Harmony ; foreword by Michael Collins, Apollo 11 astronaut.

Book Book ([2018])
Description: 303 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2018]
1 of 2 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Marblehead. (Show preferred library)
0 current holds with 2 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Marblehead Teen Nonfiction Y 629.45 MUIR-HARMONY 2018 (Text to Phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult New Books New 629.45/Muir-Harmony (Text to Phone) Checked out 03/14/2019

  • ISBN: 9781426219931
  • ISBN: 1426219938
Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 296-297) and index.
Contents:
Plaque: Wright Brothers' airplane and Apollo 11 -- The early days -- New challenges -- The assembly -- Liftoff! -- In flight -- Moonwalking -- Lunar science -- Overcoming catastrophe -- Return to Earth -- Apollo time line.
Summary:
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of NASA's Apollo missions to the moon, this narrative uses key artifacts from the Smithsonian archives to tell the story of the groundbreaking space exploration program. Bold photographs, fascinating graphics, and engaging stories commemorate NASA's Apollo program to reach the moon. From the lunar rover and an emergency oxygen mask to space food and moon rocks, each article is accompanied by intriguing back stories and profiles of key participants. Throughout, Muir-Harmony tells the story of people who made the journey possible : the heroic astronauts as well as newspeople, NASA scientists, President John F. Kennedy, and many more.
Authors: Collins, Michael, 1930- ( writer of foreword. ). National Air and Space Museum. (Added Author).
Citation: Muir-Harmony, Teasel E. "Apollo to the moon : a history in 50 objects." Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2018.

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