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Neil Armstrong: Life & Words By Ann Kannings
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This book is an anthology of 71 quotes from Neil Armstrong and 80 facts about Neil Armstrong. Neil Armstrong called from Tranquility Base declaring that “The Eagle has landed” which was... More > a relief due to the shortage of fuel in the thrusters, which could have resulted in an uncontrolled crash and the entire mission being a disaster. Neil Armstrong got his flight certificate at the age of 16, even before he could obtain a driver's license. Neil Armstrong was just 20 years old when he was made a naval aviator. Neil Armstrong was of Scottish and German descent. Neil Armstrong flew X-15 rocket plane, which could reach a top speed of 4,000 miles per hour. That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind. It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small. Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand.< Less
space flight By marilou shafer
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space flight By marilou shafer
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X-15 Rocket Plane Pilot's Flight Operating Manual By Periscope Film.com
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The X-15 rocket plane flew at Mach 6.72 and at altitudes above 67 miles -- at the threshold of space! The men who flew this amazing plane became the USAF's first astronauts. Powered by an XLR-99... More > engine capable of producing 70,000 pounds of thrust at peak altitude, the X-15 pushed the envelope for manned aircraft past the post office. Notably, both Apollo commander Neil Armstrong and Space Shuttle commander Joe Engle piloted the X-15. Originally highly restricted, the manual was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. This affordable black and white facsimile has been reformatted. Due to the historic nature of this text, image quality can vary. Care has been taken however to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Moon Hoax: Debunked! By Paolo Attivissimo
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A no-nonsense, fact-filled debunking of all the main “Moon hoax” conspiracy theories, collected in a single book. If you're an open-minded doubter, you'll find technically accurate but... More > plain-English answers to your questions; if you're a space enthusiast or professional, you'll find a handy reference for dealing with the most obstinate hoax believers and for clarifying popular objections and misconceptions about the Moon landings. “Moon Hoax: Debunked!” is also an opportunity to rediscover and celebrate one of mankind's greatest voyages, which doesn't need conspiracy theories to be a fascinating adventure. For example, did you know how close to failure each flight actually came? Did you know that pictures of Playmates were smuggled to the Moon to prank the astronauts? Or that there was a secret Soviet plan to land a Russian on the Moon before the US? Paolo Attivissimo is a British-Italian science journalist, lifelong space enthusiast and contributor to NASA's Apollo Lunar Surface Journal.< Less
APOLLO 11: Man On the Moon By George Frangoulis
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APOLLO 11: Man On the Moon: "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." That sentence, uttered by NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong from the surface of the moon 45 years ago, signaled... More > the dawn of a new age. July 20, 2014 marks the 45th anniversary of the epic Apollo 11 flight that landed the first humans on the moon and safely returned them to Earth. Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins launched from Florida on July 16, 1969. Armstrong and Aldrin ventured out onto the lunar surface on July 20, 1969. The two men spent 21.5 hours on the moon before taking off from the lunar surface to meet up with Collins in the command module and fly back to Earth. NASA astronauts returned to the surface of the moon on multiple missions; however, no human has touched down on the natural satellite's surface since 1972.< Less
Apollo 11: Man On the Moon By George Frangoulis
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APOLLO 11: Man On the Moon: "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." That sentence, uttered by NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong from the surface of the moon 45 years ago, signaled... More > the dawn of a new age. July 20, 2014 marks the 45th anniversary of the epic Apollo 11 flight that landed the first humans on the moon and safely returned them to Earth. Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins launched from Florida on July 16, 1969. Armstrong and Aldrin ventured out onto the lunar surface on July 20, 1969. The two men spent 21.5 hours on the moon before taking off from the lunar surface to meet up with Collins in the command module and fly back to Earth. NASA astronauts returned to the surface of the moon on multiple missions; however, no human has touched down on the natural satellite's surface since 1972.< Less
Joseph's Road By Carolena Lapierre
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Learn how Joseph managed to go from working for NASA to the simple restricted life of an Amish farmer. Of his being pushed out away from his family for not conforming. This book exposes the Amish as... More > a cult and reveals their uncharming way of life. It’s the story of a battle to free children from the Amish dictators. It’s about a man facing his greatest challenge: reuniting and bonding with children who have been told and believe the worst.Joseph wasn’t born Amish, neither was any of his family, but they were adopted into it by choice. They were both married before - - but that was overlooked to allow them into the community with their 12 children. He has had four wives and 21 children. He has been a jet pilot, worked out problems for NASA during the pre-space era, did computer programming for large companies, radio repairman, farmer, and construction contractor, putting equal importance on each career. A full and fasinating life with many twists and turns.< Less
LUNA? Sì, ci siamo andati! By Paolo Attivissimo
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Siamo davvero andati sulla Luna? Questo libro esamina i dubbi più frequenti riguardanti le missioni Apollo che portarono l'uomo sulla Luna fra il 1969 e il 1972 e li chiarisce, smontando una... More > per una le presunte prove presentate da chi afferma che si trattò invece di una colossale messinscena. Ma l'esplorazione delle tesi alternative è anche uno spunto per raccontare l'epopea della corsa alla Luna, presentandone aspetti pressoché sconosciuti al grande pubblico, come il progetto lunare sovietico, i disastri sfiorati ma taciuti e le foto di Playboy portate di nascosto sulla Luna. Per smontare dubbi e deliri, onorare coraggio e ingegno.< Less
The Space Presidents Who Went To Conquer The Moon By Cherman Awdry Surgtzj
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In this stunning début novel by the esteemed Reverend Doctor Cherman Awdry Surgtzj, find out for yourself who really conquered the moon from the space replicants who lived on its surface - was... More > it Neil Armstrong and Buzz Ligthyear, or was it... The Space Presidents?< Less