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Near the end of the Apollo 15 mission, David Scott and fellow moonwalker James Irwin conducted a secret ceremony unsanctioned by NASA: they placed on the lunar soil a small tin figurine called "The Fallen Astronaut," along with a plaque bearing a list of names. This book enriches the saga of mankind's greatest scientific undertaking, Project Apollo, and conveys the human cost of the space race - by telling the stories of those sixteen astronauts and cosmonauts who died reaching for the moon. Many people are aware of the ...

Fallen Astronauts: Heroes Who Died Reaching for the Moon 2016, University of Nebraska Press

ISBN-13: 9780803285095

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Fallen Astronauts: Heroes Who Died Reaching for the Moon 2003, Bison Books, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803262126

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Fallen Astronauts: Heroes Who Died Reaching for the Moon 2003, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803213326

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