Moon Trip: A Personal Account of the Apollo Program and its Science
by Elbert A. King
Publisher: Lunar and Planetary Institute 1989
Number of pages: 162
The excitement of the Apollo program was that it accomplished a bold leap from the surface of the Earth to the Moon. The deed challenged our technology and engineering skill. Deliberate preparations are being made now for another and even more daring leap.
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