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The Resource A man on the moon : the voyages of the Apollo astronauts, Andrew Chaikin

A man on the moon : the voyages of the Apollo astronauts, Andrew Chaikin

Label
A man on the moon : the voyages of the Apollo astronauts
Title
A man on the moon
Title remainder
the voyages of the Apollo astronauts
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Chaikin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chaikin interviewed each of the twenty-four moon voyagers to present this complete story of the Apollo missions
Summary
A celebration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the first moon landing offers a technically accessible history of the Apollo Program from its less-than-auspicious beginnings, through its greatest triumphs, to its untimely end
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 1995.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1994.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 1994.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
155409
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
629.45/4/0973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
TL789.8.U6
LC item number
A5244 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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the voyages of the Apollo astronauts
Label
A man on the moon : the voyages of the Apollo astronauts, Andrew Chaikin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 601-605) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Fire in the cockpit!" -- The office -- First around the moon (Apollo 8) -- "Before this decade is out" -- The first lunar landing (Apollo 11) -- Sailors on the ocean of storms (Apollo 12) -- The crown of an astronaut's career (Apollo 13) -- The story of a full-up mission (Apollo 14) -- The scientist -- A fire to be lighted -- To the mountains of the moon (Apollo 15) -- The unexpected moon (Apollo 16) -- The last men on the moon (Apollo 17) -- Epilogue: The audiences of the moon -- Appendix A: Astronaut biographical information -- Appendix B: Persons interviewed -- Appendix C: Apollo mission data
Control code
ocm29548704
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 670 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780670814466
Lccn
93048680
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)29548704
Label
A man on the moon : the voyages of the Apollo astronauts, Andrew Chaikin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 601-605) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Fire in the cockpit!" -- The office -- First around the moon (Apollo 8) -- "Before this decade is out" -- The first lunar landing (Apollo 11) -- Sailors on the ocean of storms (Apollo 12) -- The crown of an astronaut's career (Apollo 13) -- The story of a full-up mission (Apollo 14) -- The scientist -- A fire to be lighted -- To the mountains of the moon (Apollo 15) -- The unexpected moon (Apollo 16) -- The last men on the moon (Apollo 17) -- Epilogue: The audiences of the moon -- Appendix A: Astronaut biographical information -- Appendix B: Persons interviewed -- Appendix C: Apollo mission data
Control code
ocm29548704
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 670 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780670814466
Lccn
93048680
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)29548704

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