Moon Shot: The Inside Story of America's Race to the Moon

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Virgin, 1994 - Space flight to the moon - 435 pages
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Moon shot the inside story of America's race to the moon

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Shepard and the late Slayton, two of the original Mercury astronauts, here team up with two veteran space reporters to produce a firsthand account of the space program's early days. The narrative is ... Read full review

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A very useful book when someone needs to know more about NASA. I find it informative and interesting because it is the first-hand materials that tells the insight of US Apollo Program. The story about Deke Slayton even sounds a bit melancholic and heroic; i hope this was also true in history. Another interesting fact is that astronauts swears a lot, despite of their general impression of being educated, authoritative and respected. Nevertheless, it is well-written and nice to read. 

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