In the Shadow of the Moon: A Challenging Journey to Tranquility, 1965-1969 (Google eBook)
Tells the story of the exciting and challenging years in space flight, with two superpowers engaged in a titanic struggle to land one of their own people on the moon. This book explores the inspirations, ambitions, personalities, and experiences of the select few whose driving ambition was to fly to the moon.
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Review: In the Shadow of the Moon: A Challenging Journey to Tranquility, 1965-1969 (A People's History of Space)User Review - Dec - Goodreads
An engrossing telling of the Gemini And Apollo space programmes, told through the astronauts who lived through them. This is a fascinating read and will set you off looking for more reading material on space exploration. Highly recommended. Read full review
Review: In the Shadow of the Moon: A Challenging Journey to Tranquility, 1965-1969 (A People's History of Space)User Review - David - Goodreads
This was my second book about the US space program, the first being Gene Cernan's autobiography, and I thoroughly enjoyed it. It was full of details, both physical and emotional, related to the ... Read full review