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A fascinating book about the near disaster of the apollo moon mission. You pretty much know what is going on at all times. This is a great and inspiring book coauthored by astronaut jim lovell. In april of 1970, during nasas fifth mission to the moon, jim lovell and his fellow apollo astronauts. I found the book interesting enough to hold my attention throughout recovery from a hip replacement op. The perilous voyage of apollo published in paperback as apollo, is a nonfiction book first published in 1994 by astronaut jim lovell and journalist jeffrey kluger, about the failed april 1970 apollo lunar landing mission which lovell commanded.

Men from earth, moon shot, lost moon, countdown, schirras space, we seven buzz aldrin and malcolm mcconnell, alan b. Apollo previously published as lost moon tells the full story of the moon shot that almost ended in catastrophe. This accountwritten by jim lovell, commander of the mission, and his talented coauthor, jeffrey klugercaptures the high. Out of the seven apollo expeditions to land on the moon, six of the efforts succeeded outstandingly and one failed. Jan, 2017 lost moon by jim lovell, 1994, houghton mifflin edition, hardcover in english. Written with all the color and drama of the best fiction, apollo previously published as lost moon tells the full story of the. In april of 1970, during nasas fifth mission to the moon, jim lovell and his fellow apollo astronauts found their craft crippled by a mysterious explosion.

Astronaut jim lovell is sitting at home with his family watching. He continues to lecture across the country, speaking about space exploration. This accountwritten by jim lovell, commander of the mission, and his talented coauthor, jeffrey klugercaptures the high drama of that unique event and is told in the vernacular of the men in the sky and. Lovells first impression on being approached about the film was that kevin costner would be a good choice to portray him, given the physical resemblance, 51 but tom. The untold story of the american moon shot that almost ended in a fatal catastrophe, told by the flights commander, offers a thrilling chronicle of courage, heroism, and adventure. The language isnt bogged down by rocket science verbiage even through at the time of publication jim lovell was a famous astronaut and jeffrey kluger was an adjunct instructor in other words, two really smart men. In april 1970, during the glory days of the apollo space program, nasa sent navy captain jim lovell and two other astronauts on americas fifth mission to the moon. The perilous voyage of apollo cheap ebook for kindle and nook lost moon. Apollo by james lovell, 9780618619580, download free ebooks, download free pdf epub ebook. The perilous voyage of apollo is a nonfiction book first published in 1994 by astronaut jim lovell and journalist jeffrey kluger.

Apollo is a very well written book that captures a persons attention and keeps them desiring more throughout the. In fact the book covers jim lovell s early interest in rockets, his astronaut selection and the apollo 1 disaster before turning to the apollo mission itself. Astronaut lovell chronicles his harrowing, nearly fatal, failed mission to the moon, describing his crews ingenuity in. Features fullscreen sharing embed analytics article stories visual stories seo. Only fiftyfive hours into the flight of apollo , disaster struck. Is there an ebook version of james lovells lost moon.

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Stranded 205,000 miles from earth in a crippled spacecraft, astronauts jim lovell hanks, fred haise paxton and jack swigert bacon fight a desperate battle to survive. I found jim lovells account of apollo more gripping and technically explicative than any of chaikins stories. This accountwritten by jim lovell, commander of the mission, and his talented coauthor, jeffrey klugercaptures the high drama of that. The perilous voyage of apollo james lovell, jeffrey kruger on. The inside story of americas race to the moon, by alan b. Tom hanks excels as jim lovell, the levelheaded team leader, bringing out the strong points of the script with his performance. Chaikins book is a good choice if youre interested in that. Of course, lost moon did not address the geological exploration of the moon. Lost moon became the basis for the 1995 oscarwinning film, apollo, starring tom hanks as lovell, and subsequent editions were retitled apollo to reflect this. Jim lovell, jeffrey kluger audio books online download. The perilous voyage of apollo, on which the 1995 movie apollo. Lost moon is the story of the failure and the incredible heroism of the three astronauts who brought their crippled vehicle back to earth.

In another of this years lunar memorial volumes, lovell, commander of apollo, vividly recalls that nearly disastrous moon mission in superb, measured, dramatic prose. Now, thirty years after the launch of the mission, jim lovell and. Guest written by jim lovell, jeffrey kluger read by fred sanders format. Jeffrey kluger is a senior editor and writer for time magazine. In fact the book covers jim lovells early interest in rockets, his astronaut selection and the apollo 1 disaster before turning to the apollo mission itself. Lost moon first edition signed jim lovell bauman rare.

Lost moon by jim lovell and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Jim lovell was a wonderful guy to spend 14 days with in a very small place. It was the basis for the 1995 ron howard film apollo. Lovell s first impression on being approached about the film was that kevin costner would be a good choice to portray him, given the physical resemblance, 51 but tom.

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