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Team Moon: How 400,000 People Landed Apollo 11 On The Moon

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Team Moon How 400
ASIN: 0618507574

Houghton Mifflin Company


Author: Catherine Thimmesh

Culled from direct quotes from the people behind the scenes, NASA transcripts, national archives and NASA photos, the whole story of Apollo 11 and the first moon landing emerges.
Team Moon: How 400 - how 400,000 people landed Apollo 11 on the moon is a must own book. The author is Catherine Thimmesh and it was published in June of 2006 by Houghton Mifflin Company. The child's book has 80 pages and it incorporates a good number of colorfully illustrated pages.

Here is really a uncommon perspective on a story we only believed we knew. To the engineers who developed a exclusive heat shield to shield the capsule during its fiery reentry. Gathering direct quotes from some of these folks who worked behind the scenes, Catherine Thimmesh reveals their really human worries and issues. It belongs to the seamstress who put together twenty-two layers of fabric for every single space suit. For Apollo 11, the first moon landing, is truly a story that belongs to many, not just the few and famous. It belongs for the flight directors, camera designers, software experts, suit testers, telescope crew, aerospace technicians, photo developers, engineers, and navigators. Culling NASA transcripts, national archives, and stunning NASA photos from Apollo 11, she captures not only the sheer magnitude of this feat but additionally the dedication, ingenuity, and perseverance of the greatest team ever— the team that worked to first put man on that great gray rock in the sky.



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