THE APOLLO MISSIONS: IN THE ASTRONAUTS' OWN WORDS
The historic adventure to land a man on the Moon, in the words of the men who achieved it…
From the landmark July 1969 “giant step” of Apollo 11 to Apollo 17 and mankind's final lunar landing in December 1972, THE APOLLO MISSIONS: In the Astronauts' Own Words tells the story of America's Moon program using excerpts from the as-it-happened communications between each mission's crew and NASA and the astronauts’ personal post-flight recollections.
With its premium leather binding, a hubbed spine accented with true 22kt gold, and gilded page ends, this luxurious volume is the state-of-the-art in fine bookmaking.8 1/4" x 8 1/4”, 192pp
The story is illustrated with over 100 photographs – some iconic, many others rarely seen -- taken during the flights, with an emphasis on astonishing images made on the Moon. Combined with the astronauts' first person accounts, these images reveal what it was like to explore the 'final frontier.'
- Fully bound in genuine leather.
- 22kt gold deeply inlaid on the “hubbed” spine.
- Superbly printed on acid-neutral paper that lasts for generations.
- Sewn pages – not just glued like ordinary books.
- Satin-ribbon page marker.
- Gilded page ends.
- Bound in the USA.
- Rigorous inspection at every stage ensures adherence to our exacting standards.
- Superb craftsmanship and commitment to quality.
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