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A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts

By: Andrew Chaikin, foreword by Tom Hanks
Published: ©1994, 2007
Pages: 685
Total Copies: 27
Genre: Nonfiction | Biographies & Memoirs | Science & Technology


Description: On the night of July 20, 1969, our world changed forever when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon. Based on in-depth interviews with twenty-three of the twenty-four moon voyagers, as well as those who struggled to get the program moving, journalist Andrew Chaikin conveys every aspect of the missions with breathtaking immediacy. From the rush of liftoff to the heart-stopping lunar touchdown to the final hurdle of reentry, this is the full, riveting story of one of humanity’s boldest adventures.

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