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who previously documented the Apollo 13 crisis with Commander Jim Lovell, also the pilot aboard Apollo 8 recounts the first manned mission to orbit the moon, marrying technological and historical perspectives with eyewitness accounts to spin a brisk, thrilling, and informative tale Kluger writes, The Saturn V engines had only one speed, which was full speed So does this book Jon Foro, The Book ReviewNomatter how many times you return to the Apollo missions, you never exhausttheir thrilling seat of your pants suspense But here, in the superblycapable hands of Jeffrey Kluger, the little known story of Apollo 8 burstsvividly to life I couldn t put it down Ken Burns, Director of than two dozen films, including The Civil War, Baseball and Jackie Robinson Drawing on historical transcriptsand documents and his own extensive interviewswith the leading players, Jeffrey Kluger paints a portrait ofthe U.S space program and the first manned expedition to the moon sovivid that we feel ourselves riding in the hurtling rocket with the astronauts, taut with the thrill, the danger, and the cosmic meaning of the mission Apollo8 is storytelling at its best Alan Lightman, MIT professor of humanities, and best selling author of The Accidental UniverseThis irresistible tale is full of rocketry and space science, all of itelegantly explained, but it s the extraordinary cast of characters thatremains with you, as human as they are heroic and each portrayed with witand empathy by a master story teller Geoffrey C Ward, author of A First Class TemperamentIt was refreshing to readabout my friends Frank Borman, Jim Lovell, and Bill Anders and follow theirrecord setting trip to the moon Jeffrey has got it all exactly straightand I enjoyed reading it very much Michael Collins, Command Module Pilot, Apollo 11One of our greatestaccomplishments people truly leaving our planet for the first time finallygets its due Jeffrey Kluger colorfully captures the time, the people, and the mission of Apollo 8 with an entertaining and informative account of thestories of this historic adventure This book let me relive my little boyinspiration to explore space Mike Massimino, shuttle astronaut and author of Spaceman In spare yet vivid prose, Klugercaptures the nostalgia and excitement of a space drunk nation in this gripping account of the first lunar mission Kluger s laudable storytelling novelistically conveys the charged politics of the era Readers will relish Kluger s multisensory prose, and the whole gamut of space flight comes alive in the details Publishers Weekly starred review The lead up to the mission the selection of astronauts, the testing ofequipment, the training is just as compelling as the flight itself Comprehensively detailed, and written with the sure hand of someone who knows his material inside and out, the book is guaranteed to be a hit with armchair astronauts, space program veterans, and all readers in between Booklist An enjoyable retelling of one of the momentous American achievements that made moon landing possible KirkusReviews No matter how many times you return to the Apollo missions, you never exhaust their thrilling seat of your pants suspense But here, in the superbly capable hands of Jeffrey Kluger, the little known story of Apollo 8 bursts vividly to life I couldn t put it down Ken Burns, Director of than two dozen films, including The Civil War, Baseball and Jackie Robinson Drawing on historical transcriptsand documents and his own extensive interviews with the leading players, Jeffrey Kluger paints a portrait ofthe U.S space program and the first manned expedition to the moon so vivid that we feel ourselves riding inthe hurtling rocket with the astronauts, taut with the thrill, the danger, and the cosmic meaning of the mission Apollo 8 is storytelling at its best Alan Lightman, MIT professor of humanities, and best selling author of The Accidental Universe This irresistible tale is full ofrocketry and space science, all of it elegantly explained, but it s the extraordinary cast of characters that remains with you, as human as they are heroic and each portrayed with witand empathy by a master story teller Geoffrey C Ward, author of A First Class Temperament It was refreshing to read about my friends Frank Borman, Jim Lovell, andBill Anders and follow their record setting trip to the moon Jeffrey has got it all exactly straightand I enjoyed reading it very much Michael Collins, Command Module Pilot, Apollo 11 One of our greatest accomplishments people truly leaving our planet for the first time finally gets its due Jeffrey Kluger colorfully captures the time, the people, and the mission of Apollo 8 with an entertaining and informative account of the stories of this historic adventure This book let me relive my little boy inspiration to explore space Mike Massimino, shuttle astronaut and best selling author of Spaceman In spare yet vivid prose, Klugercaptures the nostalgia and excitement of a space drunk nation in this gripping account of the first lunar mission Kluger s laudable storytelling novelistically conveys the charged politics of the era Readers will relish Kluger s multisensory prose, and the whole gamut of space flight comes alive in the details Publishers Weekly starred review The lead up to the mission the selection of astronauts, the testing ofequipment, the training is just as compelling as the flight itself Comprehensively detailed, and written with the sure hand of someone who knows his material inside and out, the book is guaranteed to be a hit with armchair astronauts, space program veterans, and all readers in between BooklistAn enjoyable retelling of one of the momentous American achievements that made moon landing possible KirkusReviewsNo matter how many times you return to the Apollo missions, you never exhaust their thrilling seat of your pants suspense But here, in the superbly capable hands of Jeffrey Kluger, the little known story of Apollo 8 bursts vividly to life I couldn t put it down Ken Burns, Director of than two dozen films, including The Civil War, Baseball and Jackie Robinson Drawing on historical transcriptsand documents and his own extensive interviews with the leading players, Jeffrey Kluger paints a portrait ofthe U.S space program and the first manned expedition to the moon so vivid that we feel ourselves riding inthe hurtling rocket with the astronauts, taut with the thrill, the danger, and the cosmic meaning of the mission Apollo 8 is storytelling at its best Alan Lightman, MIT professor of humanities, and best selling author of The Accidental UniverseThis irresistible tale is full ofrocketry and space science, all of it elegantly explained, but it s the extraordinary cast of characters that remains with you, as human as they are heroic and each portrayed with witand empathy by a master story teller Geoffrey C Ward, author of A First Class TemperamentIt was refreshing to read about my friends Frank Borman, Jim Lovell, andBill Anders and follow their record setting trip to the moon Jeffrey has got it all exactly straightand I enjoyed reading it very much Michael Collins, Command Module Pilot, Apollo 11One of our greatest accomplishments people truly leaving our planet for the first time finally gets its due Jeffrey Kluger colorfully captures the time, the people, and the mission of Apollo 8 with an entertaining and informative account of the stories of this historic adventure This book let me relive my little boy inspiration to explore space Mike Massimino, shuttle astronaut and best selling author of Spaceman Kluger, a science journalist, previously co authored the best selling book turned blockbuster film Apollo 13, and his latest foray into space history overflows with similarly cinematic details Apollo 8 delivers the definitive story of what is, and always will be, one of humanity s greatest adventures Scientific AmericanIn spare yet vivid prose, Klugercaptures the nostalgia and excitement of a space drunk nation in this gripping account of the first lunar mission Kluger s laudable storytelling novelistically conveys the charged politics of the era Readers will relish Kluger s multisensory prose, and the whole gamut of space flight comes alive in the details Publishers Weekly starred review The lead up to the mission the selection of astronauts, the testing ofequipment, the training is just as compelling as the flight itself Comprehensively detailed, and written with the sure hand of someone who knows his material inside and out, the book is guaranteed to be a hit with armchair astronauts, space program veterans, and all readers in between BooklistAn enjoyable retelling of one of the momentous American achievements that made moon landing possible KirkusReviewsNo matter how many times you return to the Apollo missions, you never exhaust their thrilling seat of your pants suspense But here, in the superbly capable hands of Jeffrey Kluger, the little known story of Apollo 8 bursts vividly to life I couldn t put it down Ken Burns, Director of than two dozen films, including The Civil War, Baseball and Jackie Robinson Drawing on historical transcriptsand documents and his own extensive interviews with the leading players, Jeffrey Kluger paints a portrait ofthe U.S space program and the first manned expedition to the moon so vivid that we feel ourselves riding inthe hurtling rocket with the astronauts, taut with the thrill, the danger, and the cosmic meaning of the mission Apollo 8 is storytelling at its best Alan Lightman, MIT professor of humanities, and best selling author of The Accidental UniverseThis irresistible tale is full ofrocketry and space science, all of it elegantly explained, but it s the extraordinary cast of characters that remains with you, as human as they are heroic and each portrayed with witand empathy by a master story teller Geoffrey C Ward, author of A First Class TemperamentIt was refreshing to read about my friends Frank Borman, Jim Lovell, andBill Anders and follow their record setting trip to the moon Jeffrey has got it all exactly straightand I enjoyed reading it very much Michael Collins, Command Module Pilot, Apollo 11One of our greatest accomplishments people truly leaving our planet for the first time finally gets its due Jeffrey Kluger colorfully captures the time, the people, and the mission of Apollo 8 with an entertaining and informative account of the stories of this historic adventure This book let me relive my little boy inspiration to explore space Mike Massimino, shuttle astronaut and best selling author of Spaceman Apollo Wikipedia Apollo , the second manned spaceflight mission in United States space program, was launched on December and became first spacecraft to leave low Earth orbit, reach s Moon, orbit it return safely EarthThe three astronaut crew Commander Frank Borman, Command Module Pilot James NASA Jul Round moon back Mission Objective The objectives for included a coordinated 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    • Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon
    • 2.4
    • 193
    • Hardcover
    • 320 pages
    • Jeffrey Kluger
    • English
    • 15 February 2016

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