Destination Moon: The Remarkable and Improbable Voyage of Apollo 11




      Destination Moon: The Remarkable and Improbable Voyage of Apollo 11
The history of NASA s Apollo program from Earth orbital missions to lunar landings in a propulsive nonfiction narrative.Only now, it is becoming clear how exceptional and unrepeatable Apollo was At its height, it employed almost half a million people, many working seven days a week and each determined that it will not fail because of me Beginning with fighter pilots in World War II, Maurer traces the origins of the Apollo program to a few exceptional soldiers, a Nazi engineer, and a young eager man who would become president.Packed with adventure, new stories about familiar people, and undeniable danger, Destination Moon takes an unflinching look at a tumultuous time in American history, told expertly by nonfiction author Richard Maurer. Free Read Books Destination Moon: The Remarkable and Improbable Voyage of Apollo 11 author Richard Maurer – heartforum.co.uk

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      Destination Moon: The Remarkable and Improbable Voyage of Apollo 11
 By Richard Maurer IBN : 1626727457 Format : Hardcover – heartforum.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 400 pages
  • Destination Moon: The Remarkable and Improbable Voyage of Apollo 11
  • Richard Maurer
  • 15 May 2018
  • 1626727457

10 thoughts on “ Destination Moon: The Remarkable and Improbable Voyage of Apollo 11

  1. Ms. Yingling says:

    E ARC provided by Edelweiss PlusDon t be fooled by the title this is a great book to hand to your World War II fans Why It traces the science and politics that went into the development of the US space program from their roots during WWII to the Apollo program Since I just had a student do a National History Day project on the technology developed during this military conflict that later had widespread civilian use, I was captivated While there are some tantalizing snippets of i E ARC provided by Edelweiss PlusDon t be fooled by the title this is a great book to hand to your World War II fans Why It traces the science and politics that went into the development of the US space program from their roots during WWII to the Apollo program Since I just had a student do a National History Day project on the technology developed during this military conflict that later had widespread civilian use, I was captiv...

  2. Lorna says:

    And therein lies a tale Do not be misled if the account that follows begins in a place as far from the Moon as one could possibly get, in circumstances that seem to have nothing to do with a lunar voyagefor they have everything to do with it.So begins an excellent book, ostensibly for juvenile audiences, but thoroughly enjoyable for adults as well The introduction holds true he begins with key players in the pursuit of the moon, taking them from WWII to how they guided NASA to its goal So And therein lies a tale Do not be misled if the account that follows begins in a place as far from the Moon as one could possibly get, in circumstances that seem to have nothing to do with a lunar voyagefor they have everything to do with it.So begins an excellent book, ostensibly for juvenile audiences, but thoroughly enjoyable for adults as well The introduction holds true he begins with key players in the pursuit of the moon, taking them from WWII to how they guided NASA to its goal It was fascinating to me that, even though I have done a lot of reading about the space program in the past year or so, his major players were not really known to me Most of my reading has looked at things from the astronaut Mission Control aspect of things Kranz, Kraft, Low, Mueller, Gilruth, von Braun and the astronauts are the names I was becoming very familiar with Despite how involved they were, Faget, Paine, Phillips and Webb were ...

  3. J.L. Slipak says:

    MY THOUGHTS I received this book in exchange for my honest review.This is a non fiction written and focusing on the behind the scenes events that occurred before, during and after the Apollo 11 flight and the tumultuous time surrounding such a historical event.Loaded with fascinating photos to compliment the story, lots of information about individuals that were clearly important to the project, a nice WWII tie in, lots on how politics and social aspects of th MY THOUGHTS I received this book in exchange for my honest review.This is a non fiction written and focusing on the...

  4. Jessamyn says:

    This book is full of detail, beautiful reproductions of photographs and posters and it turns engineering decisions and history into a dramatic story The various characters and plot twists come alive and there is a wealth of detail in every section Everyone will come away with their own favorite characters from the story Great for a space history novice like me.As a pacifist, I was a bit dismayed by the amount of military history in the beginning but as you readyou learn abou T...

  5. Marci says:

    Fascinating I didn t know much about the space program or the Apollo missions Great read on the 50th anniversary of the moon landing Very approachable writing style.

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  7. Dana Zett says:

    I really loved this I was obsessed with space as a kid, so it was fun to read I learned so much, which added to the fun The short chapters made it easier to read along with the timeline format.

  8. Melanie says:

    A really well researched book with an enlightened take on the extraordinary effort it took to get man on the moon Highly recommend

  9. Critter says:

    I couldn t recommend this bookThis was an amazing look into the history surrounding the space program and the Lunar Landing The politics surrounding the moon landing and the drive to land on the moon is greatly shown and elaborated in this book I was really interested in how World Warr II was tied into the history and development of the space program and Apollo 11 mission.I loved the amount of time spent on talking about the people who worked on the program The book never g I couldn t recommend this bookThis was an amazing look into the history surrounding the space program and the Lunar Landing The politics surrounding the moon landing and the drive to land on the moon is greatly shown and elaborated in this book I was really interested in how World Warr II was tied into the history and development of the space program and Apollo 11 mission.I loved the amount of time spent on talking ...

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