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Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man's First Journey to the Moon

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An Economist book of the year. Fifty years ago, Christmas 1968, Man first orbited the Moon. This book tells the inside story of that epic journey. In early 1968, the Apollo programme was on shaky footing. President Kennedy's end-of-decade deadline to put a man on the Moon was in jeopardy, and the Soviets were threatening to pull ahead in the space race. By August 1968, with its back against the wall, NASA decided to scrap its usual methodical approach and shoot for the heavens. With just four months to prepare, the agency ...

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Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man's First Journey to the Moon
2019, Random House Trade

ISBN-13: 9780812988710

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2018, Random House

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Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man's First Journey to the Moon
2018, Random House Large Print Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780525589938

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Rocket Men: the daring odyssey of Apollo 8 and the astronauts who made man's first journey to the moon
2018, Scribe Publications, London

ISBN-13: 9781911617105

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2018, Random House Audio Publishing Group

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