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Author Dyer, Alan, 1953-

Title Mission to the moon / Alan Dyer.

Imprint New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 629.45 DYE    DUE 06-28-19
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description 80 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 31 cm. + 1 videodisc (sd., col., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.)
Note "Conceived and produced by Weldon Owen Pty Ltd"--T.p. verso.
Originally published in Great Britain in 2008 by the Templar Company Limited.
"Bonus DVD and poster"--P. [1] of cover.
Includes index.
Contents Mission: Moon: Moon and us -- Moon myths -- Reaching for the Moon -- Space race begins -- America responds -- Machines to the Moon -- Aiming for the Moon -- The Cape -- Selecting and training astronauts -- Practice in the field -- Apollo chronology -- Saturn V rocket -- Countdown -- Liftoff! -- Mission control -- Journey to the Moon -- Touchdown -- Lunar module -- Exploring the surface: Apollo 11 -- Exploring the surface: later missions -- On the Moon -- Space suit -- Lunar rover -- Command module pilot -- Splashdown -- Apollo 13 -- Moon rock -- After Apollo -- Back to the Moon? -- Moon base -- All about the Moon: Earth-Moon system -- Phases of the Moon -- Moon structure -- Surface features.
Summary From liftoff to splashdown, this is the story of our most incredible journey - as you've never seen it before! Just in time for the fortieth anniversary of the first lunar landing and moonwalk, Mission to the Moon is a behind-the-scenes, richly illustrated commemoration of this history-making event. Featuring eighty pages full of information and stunning visuals, the book covers everything from the start of the space program to the construction of the shuttle to the legendary mission and beyond. The DVD contains actual footage from the Moon landing as well as highlights from later Apollo missions.
System Details DVD.
Subject Project Apollo (U.S.) -- Juvenile literature.
Project Apollo (U.S.)
Apollo 11 (Spacecraft) -- History.
Space flight to the moon -- Juvenile literature.
Space flight to the moon.
Moon -- Exploration -- Juvenile literature.
Moon -- Exploration.
Added Title Moon
ISBN 9781416979357

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