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The first published account of the Apollo missions presented as one book per flight
Brings to life the information found in flight plans, mission reports, and flight transcripts
Each book contains high resolution color scans from NASA/original Hasselblad film
The books also present the scientific results derived from the mission
In 'Paving the Way for Apollo 11' David Harland explains the lure of the Moon to classical philosophers, astronomers, and geologists, and how NASA set out to investigate the Moon in preparation for a manned lunar landing mission. It focuses particularly on the Lunar Orbiter and Surveyor missions.
Astronomers’ Moon.- Geologists’ Moon.- The space age dawns.- Preparing Ranger.- The Apollo commitment.- Ranger struggles.- Ranger triumphs.- Soviet activity.- Developing Lunar Orbiter.- On the surface.- The Apollo zone.- Scratching the Moon.- Orbiters for science.- Tasting the Moon.- Apollo development.- Apollo picks up the pace.