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Apollo 8 : the thrilling story of the first mission to the moon / Jeffrey Kluger.

By: Kluger, Jeffrey.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Picador/Henry Holt and Company, 2018. ©2017Description: 307 p., 16 unnumbered p. of plates : ill. (chiefly color), portraits (some color) ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9781250182517.Report number: BQ-Summer 19Other title: Apollo Eight.Subject(s): Apollo 8 (Spacecraft) | Project Apollo (U.S.) | Space flight to the moonSummary: Apollo 8 takes us from Mission Control to the astronaut's homes, and the race to prepare an untested rocket for an unprecedented journey paves the way for the hair-raising trip to the moon. And when the mission is over-after the first view of the far side of the moon, the first earth-rise, and the first re-entry through the earth's atmosphere following a flight to deep space-the impossible dream of walking on the moon suddenly seems within reach.
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Apollo 8 takes us from Mission Control to the astronaut's homes, and the race to prepare an untested rocket for an unprecedented journey paves the way for the hair-raising trip to the moon. And when the mission is over-after the first view of the far side of the moon, the first earth-rise, and the first re-entry through the earth's atmosphere following a flight to deep space-the impossible dream of walking on the moon suddenly seems within reach.

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