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Destination Moon

Author : Pallava Bagla
ISBN : 817223676X
Genre : Outer space
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'Twenty Years From Now When Space Travel Is Likely To Become Mundane Like Airlines Travel Today, We Don'T Want To Be Buying Travel Tickets On Other People'S Space Vehicles.' Dr G. Madhavan Nair, Chairman, Isro Fabled In Songs And Poetry, And Romanticized By Lovers Down The Ages, The Earth'S Closest Neighbour Is Still An Enigma In Material Terms. Can It Sustain Life? Does It Have Water? How Did It Come Into Existence? And What Is Its Exact Relationship With The Earth? Chandrayaan-1, India'S Maiden Moon Craft, Will Seek To Unravel These And Other Mysteries In The Most Ambitious Exploratory Mission To The Moon In Decades. Conceptualised By Indian Scientists, It Is In Some Ways A Global Scientific Endeavour, With European And American Instruments Hitching A Ride On A Lunar Satellite And Rocket Designed And Launched By The Indian Space Research Organization. When The Mission Was First Proposed In 1999, It Seemed Wildly Optimistic To Most People. Could A Developing Nation With Limited Resources Afford To Invest So Much Money, Time And Effort On Research Into Outer Space? Yet, Almost A Decade Later, India'S Science Community Has Proven Beyond Doubt That It Is Capable Of Meeting The Most Exacting Challenges. This Book Is A Celebration Of That Achievement. It Tells The Story Of The Moon Mission From Conception To Launch The Genesis, The Plan, The People, The Science. Based On Reportage, Interviews And Most Important Of All, A Deep Understanding Of The Processes Involved, Destination Moon Is A Lucidly Written And Comprehensive Guide To India'S Engagement With Outer Space Past, Present And Future.
Category: Outer space

Destination Moon

Author : Richard Maurer
ISBN : 9781626727441
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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The history of NASA's Apollo program from Earth orbital missions to lunar landings in a propulsive nonfiction narrative. Only now, it is becoming clear how exceptional and unrepeatable Apollo was. At its height, it employed almost half a million people, many working seven days a week and each determined that “it will not fail because of me.” Beginning with fighter pilots in World War II, Maurer traces the origins of the Apollo program to a few exceptional soldiers, a Nazi engineer, and a young eager man who would become president. Packed with adventure, new stories about familiar people, and undeniable danger, Destination Moon takes an unflinching look at a tumultuous time in American history, told expertly by nonfiction author Richard Maurer.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Destination Moon

Author : Hergé
ISBN : 144204716X
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Tintin, Snowy, and Captain Haddock are mysteriously summoned to the Sprodj Atomic Research Centre in Syldavia where Professor Calculus is preparing for a rocket expedition to the moon

Destination Moon

Author : James B. Irwin
ISBN : 1929241984
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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James Irwin describes his training and schooling to become an astronaut and his participation in the Apollo 15 voyage to the moon, where he conducted experiments, explored the moon's surface, and made a spiritual discovery.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Destination Moon

Author : Robert A. Heinlein
ISBN : 0839825013
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Destination Moon

Author : Seymour Simon
ISBN : 9780062673268
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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An out-of-this-world exploration of the 1969 Moon landing from children’s science expert Seymour Simon! In July of 1969, NASA sent the Apollo 11 spacecraft to the Moon. Inside were three people: Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins. They went into lunar orbit a few days later. More than a hundred hours after launch, the word came back: “The Eagle has landed!” In this exciting account of the famous 1969 Moon landing, award-winning science writer Seymour Simon tells the story of the Space Race between the US and the Soviet Union; recalls how families across the world sat captivated in front of their TVs to witness humankind’s first steps beyond Earth; and explains much of the science and technology that got our astronauts to the Moon on that remarkable day. Perfect for young scholars’ school reports, Destination: Moon features clear text, vibrantly colored pages, engaging sidebars, and stunning full-color photographs. This book includes an author's note, a glossary, a timeline, and an index and supports the Common Core State Standards.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Destination Moon

Author : Rod Pyle
ISBN : 0060873493
Genre : Science
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The Apollo space program was the largest technological undertaking of all time, and let to the greatest adventure of the 20th century. Born of the cold war, it was moved forward by the passion of 100,000 workers and $20 billion over ten years. Over that time, 12 courageous individuals stepped out onto the lunar surface and thus changed the history of humankind, changing us into a space-faring civilization. And then, it was gone. Three years, 9 missions, six men on the surface of the moon. They explored, they experimented, and they came home. Here in one volume are the transcripted voices of the partipants, with expert commentary and retrospective reminiscences, explained and put into context. From the triumphs of Neil Armstrong to Buzz Aldrin, to the near disaster of Apollo 13 ("Houston, we've got a problem"), it's all here -- the science, the adventure, the glory, the letdown. One of the great stories of humankind's reaching for the stars.
Category: Science

Explorers On The Moon

Author : Hergé
ISBN : 1442047151
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Tintin and his friends are involved in the first manned flight to the moon which proves perilous.

Destination Moon

Author : Rod Pyle
ISBN : 184732228X
Genre : Moon
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Featuring the firsthand accounts of the triumphs and tragedies of the Apollo space program and original NASA transcripts, this volume presents the complete story of the Apollo program in the astronauts' own words, with breathtaking NASA photographs and commentary.
Category: Moon

Eoyo Es Pi Destination Moon

Author : Beth Geiger
ISBN : 0736277641
Genre : Earth sciences
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8 copies of Saturn: The Ring World (Pioneer) 8 Pack
Category: Earth sciences