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Presents a chronology of the Apollo Program and the Apollo II mission, and looks back at the men, activities, and scientific developments that led to the lunar landing in 1969
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Descripción Smithsonian Books, 1979. Hardcover. Condición: Good. No Jacket. Pages can have notes/highlighting. Spine may show signs of wear. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less. Nº de ref. del artículo: G0874745063I3N00
Descripción National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 1979. Hardcover. Condición: Good. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Good. Presumed First Edition, First printing. xviii, 174 p. Illustrations. Footnotes. Chronology. Selective Bibliography and Research Guide. DJ has wear, soiling and edge tears/chips. Preface by Noel W. Hinners. Foreword by Melvin B. Zisfein. Contributors include: Roger E. Bilstein, James D. Dean, Walter J. Dillon, Frederick C. Durant, III, Farouk El-Baz, Edward C. Ezell, Walter H. Flint, Kerry M. Joels, Gregory P. Kennedy, John M. Logsdon, Rocco A. Petrone, Dominick A. Pisano, and Louis R. Purnell. Richard P. Hallion has experience in science and technology museum development, research and management analysis. He has flown as a mission observer in a range of military and civilian fixed and rotary-wing aircraft. Hallion is the author and editor of various books relating to aerospace technology and military operations, as well as articles and essays for a variety of professional journals. Tenth anniversary commemorative volume. First edition of this important collection of biographical accounts written by a variety of individuals responsible for the Apollo 11 spaceflight, which facilitated the first lunar landing. Quarto, original illustrated wrappers as issued. Illustrated with photographs throughout. On July 21, 1969, mission commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin became the first two men to walk on the moon. Armstrong and Aldrin spent two and a half hours together on the lunar surface and collected 47 pounds of lunar material to bring back to earth. The landing site, Tranquility base, has remained unvisited since their historic landing. Chapters of Apollo: Ten Years Since Tranquility include: Apollo: The Artist's View by James D. Dean, Operational Support for Apollo by Walter P. Flint, The Lunar Module by Gregory P. Kennedy, and The Apollo Program: A Chronology by Richard P. Hallion. Nº de ref. del artículo: 78358