One giant leap : the impossible mission that flew us to the moon
|Format:||Large Print 2019|
|Availability:||Available at 5 Libraries 5 of 7 copies|
A New York Times BestsellerU.S. President John F. Kennedy astonished the world on May 25, 1961, when he announced to Congress the goal of landing a man on the Moon by 1970. No group was more surprised than the scientists and engineers at NASA: they had less than a decade to invent space travel. There were also ordinary Americans who stepped in to help solve 10,000 problems before astronauts could reach the Moon. One Giant Leap is the captivating story of men and women charged with changing the world as we knew it, which led to arguably the greatest adventure story -- and success -- of the twentieth century.
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|Series||Thorndike Press large print popular and narrative nonfiction.|
Project Apollo (U.S.)
United States. -- National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- Officials and employees.
Apollo 11 (Spacecraft)
Space flight to the moon -- History.
Manned space flight.
Astronautics -- United States -- History.
Large type books.
Moon -- Exploration.
|Publisher|| Farmington Hills, Mich :2019
|Edition||Large print edition.|
|Other Titles|| 1 giant leap
827 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 615-824).