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Apollo: The Epic Journey to the Moon, 1963-1972
by David West Reynolds

Foreword by Wally Schirra
Afterword by Gene Cernan

Space expert David West Reynolds takes you on a historical journey through the world’s most renowned space program.

Featuring a wealth of rare photographs, artwork, and cutaway illustrations, Apollo recaptures the excitement of the USA’s journey to the moon. From the adventurous astronauts to the scientists and engineers who designed and built the state-of-the-art spacecraft, Reynolds covers every aspect of this epic voyage. Through concise description, he introduces the uninitiated to this thrilling episode in U.S. history while also providing engaging details for the space aficionado. All of the key events and personalities are presented, creating a clear picture of how we got to the moon and what happened along the way. Apollo: The Epic Journey to the Moon,1963-1972 is truly the most comprehensive account of the Apollo program ever written.

David West Reynolds is a bestselling author of nine books. While researching Apollo, he spent time in an original lunar module trainer, got to try on lunar surface gloves, and was able to take a seat in a lunar rover. Over the course of his wide-ranging career, he has sculpted a life-size dinosaur skeleton, created museum models of historic spacecraft, and relocated desert filming locations in Tunisia featured in the original Star Wars film. He lives in Marin County, California.

  • Hardcover: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Zenith Press; First edition (May 15, 2013)
  • ISBN-10: 0760344523
  • ISBN-13: 978-0760344521
Note: this seems to be a reprint of Reynolds' 2002 book.

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