Paving the Way for Apollo 11

  • David M. Harland

Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  18. Back Matter
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About this book

Introduction

In 'Paving the Way for Apollo 11' David Harland explains the lure of the Moon to classical philosophers, astronomers, and geologists, and how NASA set out to investigate the Moon in preparation for a manned lunar landing mission. It focuses particularly on the Lunar Orbiter and Surveyor missions.

Keywords

Early Harland development illustration mercury moon space exploration

Authors and affiliations

  • David M. Harland
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  1. 1.Kelvinbridge GlasgowUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-68132-0
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York 2009
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-68131-3
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-68132-0
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