Rocket Men

Rocket Men

The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man's First Journey to the Moon

Book - 2018
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Shares the inside story of the dangerous Apollo 8 mission, focusing on the lives of astronaut heroes Frank Borman, Jim Lovell, and Bill Anders, while illuminating the political factors that prompted the decision to risk lives to save the Apollo program and define the space race.
Publisher: New York :, Random House,, [2018]
Edition: First Edition
Description: x, 372 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
ISBN: 9780812988703
Branch Call Number: 629.454 Kur
Additional Contributors: Kurson, Robert. Rocket men


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May 11, 2018

Great book on part of the Apollo Program not often recognized for its contribution to the Space Race. Quite a bit of info I hadn't heard before. Easy read, perhaps 1/4 too long for the story told.

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