This book tells the story of Apollo 11 and dispels the myth that NASA faked the moon landings. The story is brought to life by exploiting the flight plan, mission report, in-flight transcripts (including conversations among the crew in the spacecraft that were not transmitted) and post-flight debriefing. It features scans recently produced by NASA of the original Hasselblad film. The final chapters discuss what was learned of the moon rocks, and reviews the follow-on missions. The authoras impressive expertise and knowledge of the Moon landings shines through and seamlessly unites the myriad details of the mission.There were 13 minutes remaining to powered descent initiation (PDI). The crew of Eagle were now flying `feet firsta#39; and `windows downa#39; to enable Armstrong to check the landmarks surveyed by previous missions. This not only confirmed theiranbsp;...
|Title||:||The First Men on the Moon|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-10-14|