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By Richard W. Orloff, David M. Harland

This ebook offers an outline of the origins of the Apollo software and outlines of the floor amenities, release autos and spacecraft that have been constructed within the quest to arrive – and go back from - the skin of the moon. it's going to function a useful single-volume sourcebook for area fans, house historians, reporters, and others. The textual content features a accomplished choice of tables directory proof and figures for every mission.

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Spacecraft separation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Buzz Aldrin descends the ladder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Aldrin's boot print . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stars and Stripes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Neil Armstrong at the floor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Aldrin unloads the EASEP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . EASEP deployed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Armstrong after the moonwalk. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Disembarking from the helicopter. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . within the cellular Quarantine Facility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 299 three hundred 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 xx record of illustrations long island parade. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 317 Geologic interpretation of the touchdown web site . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 318 Apollo 12: touchdown in Oceanus Procellarum group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . release . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pete Conrad exits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Al Bean at the ladder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bean with the ALSEP. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ALSEP deployed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Traverse path . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bean with instrument provider. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Conrad along Surveyor three . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Geologic interpretation of the touchdown web site . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 Apollo thirteen: In-flight abort workforce . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . AS-508 roll out. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The Fra Mauro Formation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ultimate television transmission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . a hectic CapCom console . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The broken SM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . On deck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . project keep watch over celebrates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CM `Odyssey' recovered . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 Apollo 14: touchdown within the Fra Mauro Formation group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . release . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Shepard with MET. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . close to Cone's rim . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Traverse path . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Geologic interpretation of the touchdown website . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 409 410 411 412 413 414 Apollo 15: touchdown at Hadley±Apennine staff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . release . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Apennine mountains. . . . . . . . . . .

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