Apollo 8: The NASA Mission Reports (Book and CD)

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9781896522661: Apollo 8: The NASA Mission Reports (Book and CD)

On December 21, 1968 the National Aeronautics & Space Administration sent three men to orbit the moon.

Commander Frank Borman, Command Module Pilot James Lovell and Lunar Module Pilot Willam Anders were to be the first living creatures to enter deep space. It was the boldest step yet taken in the quest to fulfill President John Kennedy’s goal of landing a man on the moon by the end of the decade.

To accomplish the task the world’s biggest and most complex machine was built by a syndicate of America’s leading aerospace manufacturers. The Apollo-Saturn V was a goliath and the flight of Apollo 8 proved it was an incredible vehicle.

Capable of throwing over 100,000 pounds to the moon it was at that time the most complex machine ever devised by the hand of man.

Apollo 8: The NASA Mission Reports finally puts in one place six of the most important documents from this triumphant odyssey, The Press Kit, The Pre-mission Report & Objectives, The Supplemental Technical Report, The Post Flight Summary, the Post Flight Mission Operation Report and the Crew Debriefing.

These six documents show the staggering proportions of the undertaking required to send men into lunar orbit. It is a testament to the ingenuity of the American people and the bold courage of three men.

Includes: CD-ROM with Captain Lovell Interview, plus hundreds of pictures!

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