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Carrying the Fire

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 544 Nombre de pages
The commander of Apollo 11 offers an insider's view of the NASA space program, recalling training programs and design testing and ... Lire la suite
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Description

The commander of Apollo 11 offers an insider's view of the NASA space program, recalling training programs and design testing and sharing his memories of such remarkable individuals as Neil Armstrong, John Glen, Frank Borman, and Buzz Aldrin.

Auteur

Michael Collins, a NASA astronaut, was the third American to walk in space (Gemini 10) and the pilot of the command module during Apollo 11's mission to the moon in July, 1969. Following his career as an astronaut, he served as the director of the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC. He has since retired and lives in Marco Island, Florida.



Texte du rabat

The first man to walk in space takes the reader behind the scenes into the space capsule cockpit and into the minds, hearts and souls of the men and women involved in America's most daring program. of photos.

Résumé
The Gemini 10 and Apollo 11 astronaut tells first hand of his journeys into space and his arrival on the moon.

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Carrying the Fire
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780815410287
ISBN: 978-0-8154-1028-7
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Cooper Square Publishers Inc.,U.S.
Genre: Politique, société et économie
nombre de pages: 544
Poids: 730g
Taille: H227mm x B154mm x T30mm
Année: 2001
Auflage: Revised.