Title: Moon Shot: The Inside Story of America’s Race to the Moon
Author(s): Alan Bartlett Shepard, Donald K. Slayton, Deke Slayton, Jay Barbree, Howard Benedict
Topic(s): History, Science, Biography
Features: Dust Jacket
Details: The successes of the space program–the first orbital flight, the first spacewalk, the first moon landing–and the stories of Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs written by two member of the original U.S. astronaut team (known as Mercury 7), including Alan Shepard, America’s first man in space. This chronology begins with the origins of the U.S. space program in the late 1950s and ends with the 1975 Apollo Soyuz Test Project, but focuses on the stories of Alan Shepard and Donald K. (“Deke”) Slayton.
Extra Author Details: Shepardˏ Alan B (Alan Bartlett) : 1923-1998, Slaytonˏ Donald K : 1924-1993 [Author], Barbreeˏ Jay [Author], Benedictˏ Howard [Author]
Fast Tags: Space flight to the moon, Project Apollo (U.S.), Shepard; Alan B. (Alan Bartlett); 1923-1998, Slayton; Donald K.; 1924-1993