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The Resource Rocket men : the daring odyssey of Apollo 8 and the astronauts who made man's first journey to the moon, Robert Kurson

Rocket men : the daring odyssey of Apollo 8 and the astronauts who made man's first journey to the moon, Robert Kurson

Label
Rocket men : the daring odyssey of Apollo 8 and the astronauts who made man's first journey to the moon
Title
Rocket men
Title remainder
the daring odyssey of Apollo 8 and the astronauts who made man's first journey to the moon
Statement of responsibility
Robert Kurson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawn from hundreds of hours of one-on-one interviews with the astronauts, their loved ones, NASA personnel, and myriad experts, and filled with vivid and unforgettable detail, Rocket Men is the definitive account of one of America's finest hours that reads like a real-life thriller. In these pages, Kurson reveals the epic dangers involved, and the singular bravery it took, for mankind to leave Earth for the first time-and arrive at a new world
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
IeDuTC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kurson, Robert
Dewey number
629.454
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Project Apollo (U.S.)
  • Project Apollo (U.S.)
  • Apollo 8 (Spacecraft)
  • Project Apollo (U.S.)
  • Space flight to the moon
  • Space flight to the moon
Label
Rocket men : the daring odyssey of Apollo 8 and the astronauts who made man's first journey to the moon, Robert Kurson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [351]-356) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Do you want to go to the moon? -- The space race -- A secret plan -- Are you out of your mind? -- Frank Borman -- Just four months -- Jim Lovell -- Pushed to superhuman speeds -- Bill Anders -- How's fifty-fifty? -- My God, we are really doing this -- Leaving home -- A deeply troubled year -- A critical test -- An astronaut in trouble -- Equisphere -- Racing the moon -- Our most ancient companion -- Earthrise -- The Heaven and the Earth -- Aiming for home -- Please be informed-there is a Santa Claus -- Help from an old friend -- The men who saved 1968
Control code
000062897253
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
372 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781911617105
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour), portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)1023493097
Label
Rocket men : the daring odyssey of Apollo 8 and the astronauts who made man's first journey to the moon, Robert Kurson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [351]-356) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Do you want to go to the moon? -- The space race -- A secret plan -- Are you out of your mind? -- Frank Borman -- Just four months -- Jim Lovell -- Pushed to superhuman speeds -- Bill Anders -- How's fifty-fifty? -- My God, we are really doing this -- Leaving home -- A deeply troubled year -- A critical test -- An astronaut in trouble -- Equisphere -- Racing the moon -- Our most ancient companion -- Earthrise -- The Heaven and the Earth -- Aiming for home -- Please be informed-there is a Santa Claus -- Help from an old friend -- The men who saved 1968
Control code
000062897253
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
372 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781911617105
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white, and colour), portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)1023493097

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