Rocket Men

Rocket Men
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Publisher : Penguin
Total Pages : 492
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ISBN-10 : 9781101057735
ISBN-13 : 1101057734
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Book Synopsis Rocket Men by : Craig Nelson

Download or read book Rocket Men written by Craig Nelson and published by Penguin. This book was released on 2009-06-25 with total page 492 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A New York Times Bestseller "Celebrates a bold era when voyaging beyond the Earth was deemed crucial to national security and pride." -The Wall Street Journal Restoring the drama, majesty, and sheer improbability of an American triumph, this is award-winning historian Craig Nelson's definitive and thrilling story of man's first trip to the moon. At 9:32 a.m. on July 16, 1969, the Apollo 11 rocket launched in the presence of more than a million spectators who had gathered to witness a truly historic event. Through interviews, 23,000 pages of NASA oral histories, and declassified CIA documents on the space race, Rocket Men presents a vivid narrative of the moon mission, taking readers on the journey to one of the last frontiers of the human imagination.


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