The Moonlandings

Author: Reginald Turnill
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521035354
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An eyewitness account of the Soviet-American race to land a man on the moon.

Apollo And The Moon Landing

Author: Gregory Vogt
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ISBN: 9781878841315
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Traces the efforts of the United States to put a man on the moon, from President Kennedy's historic prediction in 1961 through the completion of the Apollo 17 mission in 1972.

The Moon Landings

Author: Flame Tree Studio
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ISBN: 9781787553026
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Since Apollo 11's first ground-breaking moon landing in 1969, the world has been engrossed in space exploration and infinitely curious about how we got there and what might be next. The Moon Landings explores the fascinating events that led up to the moon landing, both scientific and political, and how it has paved the way for many missions since.

Hasselblad The Moon Landing

Author: Deborah Ireland
Editor: Ammonite Press
ISBN: 9781781453346
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On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people ever to set foot on the Moon, their iconic "small steps" captured forever by the camera the astronauts carried with them: the Hasselblad 500EL. This book looks at the history of the Apollo 11 mission through the lens of the Hasselblad, while narrating the parallel challenge to create a camera that could work on the Moon. It considers the cameras used, and the photographs captured, during the Space Race between Russia and America; looks at the experience of taking photographs on the Moon for the first time; and reflects on the legacy of those images, and their part in the enduring Moon Landing conspiracy theories. The second half of the book presents a commemorative album of photographs taken in space using the Hasselblad 500EL. While the Apollo 11 astronauts left their three cameras behind on the Moon, where they remain to this day, they brought back film magazines containing 1,400 photographs. A selection of the finest of these is shown alongside the mission timeline and transcripts of the conversations between the astronauts and mission control at Houston.

Life The Moon Landing 50 Years Later

Author: The Editors of LIFE
Editor: Time Home Entertainment
ISBN: 154784728X
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LIFE Magazine presents The Moon Landing: 50 Years Later.

Investors Chronicle

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Apollo S Legacy

Author: Roger D. Launius
Editor: Smithsonian Institution
ISBN: 1588346528
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An all-encompassing look at the history and enduring impact of the Apollo space program In Apollo's Legacy, space historian Roger D. Launius explores the many-faceted stories told about the meaning of the Apollo program and how it forever altered American society. The Apollo missions marked the first time human beings left Earth's orbit and visited another world, and thus they loom large in our collective memory. Many have detailed the exciting events of the Apollo program, but Launius offers unique insight into its legacy as seen through multiple perspectives. He surveys a wide range of viewpoints and narratives, both positive and negative, surrounding the program. These include the argument that Apollo epitomizes American technological--and political--progress; technological and scientific advances garnered from the program; critiques from both sides of the political spectrum about the program's expenses; and even conspiracy theories and denials of the program's very existence. Throughout the book, Launius weaves in stories from important moments in Apollo's history to draw readers into his analysis. Apollo's Legacy is a must-read for space buffs interested in new angles on a beloved cultural moment and those seeking a historic perspective on the Apollo program.

Mercury

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The Story Of The Moon Landing

Author: R. Conrad Stein
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Surveys the various Apollo spaceflights that marked America's attempts to put a man on the moon, with an emphasis on the 1969 Apollo 11 project culminating in the first landing.

Talking Book Topics

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Margot And The Moon Landing

Author: A. C. Fitzpatrick
Editor: Annick Press
ISBN: 9781773213606
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"Margot loves space--astronauts, the stars, and especially the moon landing. So she can't understand why all of her attempts to communicate her passion fall on disinterested ears. Her mom is patient but distracted; her classmates would rather play kickball; and her teacher just wants her to focus and pay attention in class ... When she wakes up one morning and discovers she can only recite Neil Armstrong's famous speech from the moon landing, Margot realizes she has an even bigger problem"--

The Moon Landing

Author: Nigel Kelly
Editor: Heinemann-Raintree Library
ISBN: 9781403491459
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Describes Apollo 11's journey to the moon, details advances gained from the space race, and looks at the future of space exploration.

Apollo 11

Author: Ian Passingham
Editor: Pen and Sword
ISBN: 1526748576
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Half a century has passed since arguably the greatest feat of the twentieth century: when Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the Moon. Apollo 11: The Moon Landing In Real Time brings the mission back to life as never before in a thrilling day-by-day account, exploring everything from the historic flight itself to how the $24billion space programme divided a nation. Journey back in time and feel the excitement build in the days before launch and then experience the tension of the dramatic lunar landing and the relief of the crew’s safe return to Earth. This engaging account mixes easily understandable explanations of the ground-breaking technology behind Apollo 11 with entertainment, excitement and humour in equal measure. Set against a backdrop of the Cold War, race riots and Vietnam, the mission polarised opinion worldwide. Alongside these issues, read long-forgotten tales including how a Chilean lawyer claimed he was the legal owner of the Moon, thousands of people signed up for proposed commercial Moon flights, Hilton revealed plans for a lunar hotel, ‘flat Earth’ believers claimed the mission was a hoax and some scientists feared the astronauts would bring back deadly germs from space which would devastate mankind.

The Moon Landing

Author: Paul Mason
Editor: Wayland
ISBN: 9780750235785
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This title explores the background and the aftermath of the moon landing of 20 July 1969, using this single event to act as a window onto a broader perspective of twentieth century history. It looks at the race for space, building up to actual lift off, then tantalizingly asks 'What if it hadn't happened?' Throughout the book 'moment in time' panels which use quotes and primary sources give the reader an impression of what it must have been like to be there. The final part of the book examines the legacy of the 'day that shook the world' in terms of its impact on history.

Earthrise

Author: Robert Poole
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Earthrise tells the remarkable story of the first photographs of Earth from space and the totally unexpected impact of those images. The Apollo “Earthrise” and “Blue Marble” photographs were beamed across the world some forty years ago. They had an astounding effect, Robert Poole explains, and in fact transformed thinking about the Earth and its environment in a way that echoed throughout religion, culture, and science. Gazing upon our whole planet for the first time, we saw ourselves and our place in the universe with new clarity. Poole delves into new areas of research and looks at familiar history from fresh perspectives. With intriguing anecdotes and wonderful pictures, he examines afresh the politics of the Apollo missions, the challenges of whole Earth photography, and the story of the behind-the-scenes struggles to get photographs of the Earth put into mission plans. He traces the history of imagined visions of Earth from space and explores what happened when imagination met reality. The photographs of Earth represented a turning point, Poole contends. In their wake, Earth Day was inaugurated, the environmental movement took off, and the first space age ended. People turned their focus back toward Earth, toward the precious and fragile planet we call home.

How Nasa Learned To Fly In Space

Author: David Michael Harland
Editor: Collectors Guide Pub
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The social context in which NASA learned to fly in space, with an explicit mandate to reach the moon set against a tight deadline, is described in this historical analysis.

Proceedings

Author: Royal Society of Edinburgh
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Live From The Moon

Author: Michael Allen
Editor: I.B. Tauris
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Man's exploration of space and its climax in the American moon landings have provided the world with iconic sounds and images of the late twentieth century. Travelling across millions of miles, these sounds and images have become lodged in the public conscious as the most powerful of collective memories. They speak both of breathtaking technological achievement and of the courage of the men, and woman, who risked their lives in striving to be more than human and to be more than just of this Earth. As John F. Kennedy said, "We choose to go to the Moon, not because it is easy but because it is hard." This is the first comprehensive exploration of the role played by film and television systems in enabling these feats of interplanetary exploration to be witnessed by audiences of hundreds of millions of people. Using material from the NASA archives, expert and enthusiast Michael Allen traces the parallel development and interdependency of space and media technologies during the Space Race -- of satellite surveillance and interplanetary probes, early Russian successes and the American missions that landed men on the moon. He also chronicles the part played by film and television in recording what was, and is, man's greatest leap: the exploration of outer space and other planets.