This is perhaps the most complete, detailed and readable story of manned space-flight ever published. The text begins with the historical origins of the dream of walking on the Moon, covers the earliest Mercury and Gemini flights and then moves on to the end of the Apollo era. In readable, fascinating detail, Hamish Lindsay - who was directly involved in all three programs - chronicles mankind's greatest adventure with a great narrative, interviews, quotes and masses of photographs, including some previously unpublished. In addition to bringing the history of these missions to life the book serves as a detailed reference for space enthusiasts and students.They had to answer questions such as aWho am I?a with twenty different responses, and reply to 600 questions on their personalities. In one test a blank sheet of ... They were trained by experts for survival in deserts, jungles, and the open sea.
|Title||:||Tracking Apollo to the Moon|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-11-11|