A MAN ON THE MOON: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

For the 25th anniversary of the first moon landing, a winning and detailed account of the Apollo astronauts, a dozen of whom were the first human beings to walk on the face of the moon. The strength of the book lies in Chaikin's exhaustive research, including interviews with all 24 Apollo astronauts. Chaikin, an editor of Sky and Telescope, draws on the wealth of material from NASA's files ... Read full review

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In my humble opinion, this is the best single-volume book about the Apollo program. Full of fascinating detail but easy to read, Chaikin's book revived my boyhood interest in the efforts manned exploration of the moon. Treat yourself, and wonder why we still haven't returned to the lunar surface. 

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