Tail the landing phase for example is presented almost in real time I found this no frills approach to storytelling most refreshing Loved the closing with the little girl showing Neil her book on the First Man to the Moon then said your name is Neil Armstrong too. Nauts did during their stays on the lunar surface Walks the reader
through the prospectingthe prospecting and then incorporates decades of subseuent analysis to put the
explorations of dust rocks craters and rilles into geologic context SKY TELESCOPEVery well illustrated All aficionados of the Apollo program willof dust rocks craters and rilles into
geologic context SKY TELESCOPEVery well illustrated All aficionados of the Apollo programcontext SKY TELESCOPEVery well illustrated All aficionados of the Apollo program much to appreciate in this bookthis is an interesting account of one of the most extraordinary decades in historya very different book David Harland probably knows about the nuts and bolts of the Russian and American space programs than any other author and it showsLUNAR PLANETARY INFORMATION BULLETI. ,
In The First Men on the Moon David Harland gives us a comprehensive account of the Apollo 11 mission and its preliminaries in a simple clear narrative Beginning with brief biographies of the astronauts he traces the preparations for the mission in the first uarte. The First
Men On The Moon Offerson the Moon offers lively definitive account of
the Apollo 11 mission based on the in flight transcripts post flight debriefing with illustrative contextual pictures especially featuringApollo 11 mission based on the in flight transcripts post flight debriefing with illustrative contextual pictures especially featuring scans of the original Hasselblad film and including conversations among the crew in the spacecraft that were not transmitted The introductory chapters review
the motivation to land on the Moon by the end ofmotivation to land on the Moon by the end of 1960s the development of the Saturn V rocket and the Apollo spacecraft as the means of doing so the selection of potential landing sites the precursor missions and the backgrounds of the three men.
characters ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ☆ David M. HarlandR of the book the remainder is a detailed account of the mission with careful treatment of all phases Harland is careful not to sully the historic occasion with histrionics He tells it ust the way it happened devoid of embellishment except through the level of de. Who were to fly Apollo 11 The final chapters will discuss what was learned of the moonrocks and review the
follow on missions In addition to having many 'small' in line black and white illustrations with the text running aroundon missions In addition to having many 'small' in line black and white illustrations with the text running around the book features the high resolution scans recently produced by NASA from the original Hasselblad film reproduced in a substantial color section David Harland's impressive expertise in and considerable experience wriring about the Moon landings shines through and seemlessly unites the myriad detailsFrom the reviews of Harland's Exploring the MoonA detailed guide to what the astro.