By Richard W. Orloff,David M. Harland
This e-book offers an outline of the origins of the Apollo application and outlines of the floor amenities, release automobiles and spacecraft that have been constructed within the quest to arrive – and go back from - the skin of the moon. it's going to function a useful single-volume sourcebook for area fans, area historians, reporters, and others. The textual content contains a complete choice of tables directory proof and figures for every mission.
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Apollo: The Definitive Sourcebook (Springer Praxis Books) by Richard W. Orloff,David M. Harland