Apollo: The Definitive Sourcebook


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On 25 May 1961, John F Kennedy announced the goal of landing an American man on the Moon by the end of the decade. This challenge forced NASA to review the planned lunar landing of a three-man spaceship named Apollo in the mid-1970s. In 1962, it was decided that a specialized vehicle would accompany the main spacecraft, to make the lunar landing while the mothership remained in lunar orbit. To send these vehicles to the Moon would require the development of an enormous rocket. Development was protracted, but in December ...

Apollo: The Definitive Sourcebook 2006, Praxis Publications Inc, Berlin, Germany

ISBN-13: 9780387300436

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