Rocket Men: The Epic Story of the First Men on the Moon

Rocket Men: The Epic Story of the First Men on the Moon

Craig Nelson


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"Celebrates a daring period whilst voyaging past the Earth used to be deemed an important to nationwide safeguard and pride."
-The Wall highway Journal

Restoring the drama, majesty, and sheer improbability of an American triumph, this can be award-winning historian Craig Nelson's definitive and exciting tale of man's first journey to the moon. At 9:32 a.m. on July sixteen, 1969, the Apollo eleven rocket introduced within the presence of greater than 1000000 spectators who had amassed to witness a very old occasion. via interviews, 23,000 pages of NASA oral histories, and declassified CIA records at the area race, Rocket Men provides a brilliant narrative of the moon undertaking, taking readers at the trip to 1 of the final frontiers of the human mind's eye.

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