[ Reading ] ➷ Picturing Apollo 11 Author J.L. Pickering – Gasengineersinglasgow.co.uk

[ Reading ] ➷ Picturing Apollo 11  Author J.L. Pickering – Gasengineersinglasgow.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 272 pages
  • Picturing Apollo 11
  • J.L. Pickering
  • 09 January 2017
  • 9780813056173

Picturing Apollo 11 July 16, 1969 Nearly One Million Spectators Flock To Cape Canaveral To Witness The Largest Rocket Ever Built Send Three Americans To The Moon Four Days Later, Two Step Onto The Lunar Surface The Extraordinary Achievement Is Celebrated Around The World Images Capturing These Incredible Moments Fill The Pages Of Picturing Apollo 11, An Unprecedented Photo Graphic History Of The Space Mission That Defined An Era Through A Wealth Of Unpublished And Recently Discovered Images, This Book Presents New And Rarely Seen Views Of The People, Places, And Events Involved In Planning, Accomplishing, And Commemorating The First Moon Landing Starting With The Extensive Preparations For The Mission, These Photographs Show Astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, And Michael Collins Training For The Flight And Their Spacecraft And Stages Of The Massive Saturn V Rocket Arriving At The Kennedy Space Center For Assembly They Display The Media Frenzy Over The Unfolding Story And The Moon Fever That Gripped The Nation In Addition To Both Ubiquitous And Lesser Known Images Of The Moonwalk Itself, The Authors Present Life Back On Earth While Men Explored The Lunar Surface, As Well As The Anniversary Festivities That Paid Homage To Them In The Following Decades Accompanying Text Details Each Scene, Revealing The Enormous Scale And Scope Of The Activities That Went Into Planning And Executing One Of Humankind S Most Historic Moments Presented Chronologically, Each Picture Evokes The Electric Atmosphere Of The Time No Other Book Has Showcased As Many Never Before Seen Photos Connected With Apollo 11 Or As Many Images Covering The Activities From The Months Before To The Years After The Mission Most Of The Hundreds Of Photographs Were Selected From NASA Archives And J L Pickering S Collection, The World S Largest Private Collection Of U.S Human Space Flight Images.

About the Author: J.L. Pickering

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10 thoughts on “Picturing Apollo 11

  1. says:

    This was a very original and cool read Think of Picturing Apollo 11 as literally a photo album of every imaginable moment of preparation for the lunar landing, as well as photos from the flight and landing itself, along with photos after this huge historical event They come with comments and short paragraphs of text between the chapters a paragraph like every 15 20 pages or so, and a short comment for every photo The images are high quality and high definition they are simply stunning 273 pages almost all filled with incredible photos Some of these photos are accessible online or in other books, but some are said to be very rare and have been unearthed especially for this publication There is also a lot of trivia about the photos, so this is the perfect book for a collector or fan who loves NASA books or albums To give you the taste of it, here s one of the easily accessible photos online with a little...

  2. says:

    My alternate selection for Read a book published this year summer reading challenge at my local library And, I checked it out the day after I watched the Apollo 11 documentary which I highly recommend.

  3. says:

    Previously unpublished and recently discovered photographs combine to offer readers this extraordinary tribute to the Apollo 11 mission that captivated the world as astronaut Neil Armstrong created a rare moment of unity with his declaration of one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind Taken from NASA archives and from the au...

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