Norman Mailer. Moonfire. the Epic Journey of Apollo 11 download free [PDF and Ebook] by Norman Mailer

Norman Mailer. Moonfire. the Epic Journey of Apollo 11 download free [PDF and Ebook] by Norman Mailer year 2015
  • Book name: Norman Mailer. Moonfire. the Epic Journey of Apollo 11
  • Author: Norman Mailer
  • Release date: 2015/5/14
  • Publisher: TASCHEN GMBH
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Natural History
  • ISBN: 9783836556224
  • Rating: 8.54 of 10
  • Votes: 78
  • Review by: Sierra Brockman
  • Review rating: 9.25 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/28
  • Total pages: 616
  • Includes a PDF summary of 68 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: It has been called the single most historic event of the 20th century: On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins met John F. Kennedy's call for a manned Moon landing by the end of the 1960s. A decade of tests and training, a staff of 400,000 engineers and scientists, a budget of billions, and the most powerful rocket ever launched all combined in an unprecedented event watched by millions the world over. And no one captured the men, the mood, and the machinery like Norman Mailer.One of the greatest writers of the 20th century, Norman Mailer was hired by LIFE magazine in 1969 to cover the Moon shot. He enhanced his reportage in the brilliantly crafted book, Of a Fire on the Moon, which is excerpted here. Equally adept at examining the science of space travel and the psychology of the men involved-from Saturn V rocket engineer Wernher von Braun to the crucial NASA support staff to the three astronauts-Mailer provides provocative and trenchant insights into this epoch-making event.Illustrating this volume are hundreds of photographs and maps from the NASA vaults, magazine archives, and private collections. These images document the development of the agency and the mission, life inside the command module and on the Moon's surface, and the world's jubilant reaction to the landing. This edition includes an original introduction by Colum McCann and captions by leading Apollo 11 experts, explaining the history and science behind the images, citing the mission log and publications of the day, and postflight astronaut interviews.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 26H31M19S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Graphic Novels, Anime & Manga, Photographic Reportage, Astrophysics, Literary Studies: General, Photography, Photographs: Collections, Literary Essays, Graphic Novels: Superheroes
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 31.78 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x195x40.64mm
  • Weight: 1,202g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Cologne, Germany
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