Apollo: The Definitive Sourcebook (Springer-Praxis Books in Space Exploration) (Paperback)

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This book provides an overview of the origins of the Apollo program and descriptions of the ground facilities, launch vehicles and spacecraft that were developed in the quest to reach - and return from - the surface of the moon. It will serve as an invaluable single-volume sourcebook for space enthusiasts, space historians, journalists, and others. The text includes a comprehensive collection of tables listing facts and figures for each mission.

About the Author


Richard Orloff is a historian of the Apollo program who, in 2000, compiled a review of the Apollo missions, supplemented by a comprehensive tabular statistical reference. This was published by NASA and is now out of print. David Harland is also a space historian who has studied and written extensively about the Apollo program.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780387300436
ISBN-10: 0387300430
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: March 15th, 2006
Pages: 633
Language: English
Series: Springer-Praxis Books in Space Exploration