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Mission to the Moon

Dyer, Alan (Book - 2009)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Mission to the Moon
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From liftoff to splashdown, this is the story of our most incredible journey - as you've never seen it before! Just in time for the fortieth anniversary of the first lunar landing and moonwalk, Mission to the Moon is a behind-the-scenes, richly illustrated commemoration of this history-making event. Featuring eighty pages full of information and stunning visuals, the book covers everything from the start of the space program to the construction of the shuttle to the legendary mission and beyond. The DVD contains actual footage from the Moon landing as well as highlights from later Apollo missions.
Authors: Dyer, Alan, 1953-
Title: Mission to the moon
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2009
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
Characteristics: 80 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.) ;,31 cm. +,1 videodisc (sd., col., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.)
Notes: Includes index
Originally published in Great Britain in 2008 by the Templar Company Limited
"Conceived and produced by Weldon Owen Pty Ltd"--T.p. verso
Contents: Mission: Moon: Moon and us
Moon myths
Reaching for the Moon
Space race begins
America responds
Machines to the Moon
Aiming for the Moon
The Cape
Selecting and training astronauts
Practice in the field
Apollo chronology
Saturn V rocket
Countdown
Liftoff!
Mission control
Journey to the Moon
Touchdown
Lunar module
Exploring the surface: Apollo 11
Exploring the surface: later missions
On the Moon
Space suit
Lunar rover
Command module pilot
Splashdown
Apollo 13
Moon rock
After Apollo
Back to the Moon?
Moon base
All about the Moon: Earth-Moon system
Phases of the Moon
Moon structure
Surface features
Summary: From liftoff to splashdown, this is the story of our most incredible journey - as you've never seen it before! Just in time for the fortieth anniversary of the first lunar landing and moonwalk, Mission to the Moon is a behind-the-scenes, richly illustrated commemoration of this history-making event. Featuring eighty pages full of information and stunning visuals, the book covers everything from the start of the space program to the construction of the shuttle to the legendary mission and beyond. The DVD contains actual footage from the Moon landing as well as highlights from later Apollo missions.
Alternate Title: Moon
ISBN: 1416979352
9781416979357
Statement of Responsibility: Alan Dyer
System Details: DVD
Subject Headings: Moon Exploration Apollo 11 (Spacecraft) History Space flight to the moon Project Apollo (U.S.)
Topical Term: Apollo 11 (Spacecraft)
Space flight to the moon
LCCN: 2008061118
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List - Space @ SCCLD by: SCCLD LIBRARIANS FOR KIDS May 10, 2012

From liftoff to splashdown, this is the story of our most incredible journey -- as you've never seen it before! Mission to the Moon is a behind-the-scenes, richly illustrated commemoration of this history-making event. Featuring eighty pages full of information and stunning visuals, the book cove... Read More »


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Aug 16, 2012
  • Blackhawk99 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

interesting book

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