Mission control, this is Apollo: the story of the first voyages to the moon

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Penguin Group,
Pub. Date:
2009.
Language:
English
Description
July 20, 1969, marked one of the climactic moments in our history?the day Apollo 11 landed on the moon. But it is only one piece of a magnificent story.Mission Control, This Is Apollo, by the acclaimed Andrew Chaikin (author ofA Man on the Moon, basis of the HBO miniseries From the Earth to the Moon), recounts space history from the Mercury missions through Apollo 17 and beyond. It is illustrated with stunning full-color paintings by astronaut Alan Bean, who walked on the moon with Pete Conrad on Apollo 12 and has devoted his post-NASA life to creating art. Handsome, informative, and dramatic, this is no textbook?it is the tale of humankind?s greatest adventure in the last frontier: space.
More Details
ISBN:
9780670011568
Also in this Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID db8f3e81-9ffd-47df-02ce-c5f286340518
full_title mission control this is apollo the story of the first voyages to the moon
author chaikin andrew
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2017-11-23 04:59:17AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Bean, Alan., Kohl, Victoria.
author Chaikin, Andrew, 1956-
author2-role Bean, Alan., Kohl, Victoria.
author_display Chaikin, Andrew
available_at_arlington Central, Cherrydale, Glencarlyn, Shirlington, Westover
collection_arlington Kids Nonfiction
detailed_location_arlington Aurora Hills Kids Nonfiction, Central Kids Nonfiction, Cherrydale Kids Nonfiction, Glencarlyn Kids Nonfiction, Shirlington Kids Nonfiction, Westover Kids Nonfiction
display_description
format_arlington Book
format_category_arlington Books
id db8f3e81-9ffd-47df-02ce-c5f286340518
isbn 9780670011568
item_details ils:.b12973294|.i11962586|Cherrydale Kids Nonfiction|J 629.454 CHAIK|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Nov 14, 2017|hjn||, ils:.b12973294|.i11962598|Central Kids Nonfiction|J 629.454 CHAIK|||1|false|false|||||Due Nov 22, 2017|Sep 30, 2017|cjn||, ils:.b12973294|.i11962604|Westover Kids Nonfiction|J 629.454 CHAIK|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Nov 15, 2017|wjn||, ils:.b12973294|.i11962616|Westover Kids Nonfiction|J 629.454 CHAIK|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Oct 24, 2017|wjn||, ils:.b12973294|.i11962628|Aurora Hills Kids Nonfiction|J 629.454 CHAIK|||1|false|false|||||Due Dec 13, 2017|Jul 27, 2017|ajn||, ils:.b12973294|.i1196263x|Central Kids Nonfiction|J 629.454 CHAIK|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Nov 20, 2017|cjn||, ils:.b12973294|.i11962641|Shirlington Kids Nonfiction|J 629.454 CHAIK|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|May 30, 2017|sjn||, ils:.b12973294|.i11962653|Glencarlyn Kids Nonfiction|J 629.454 CHAIK|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|May 01, 2017|gjn||, ils:.b12973294|.i11962665|Shirlington Kids Nonfiction|J 629.454 CHAIK|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Dec 15, 2016|sjn||
itype_arlington Hardback
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_arlington J 629.454 CHAIK
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover
owning_location_arlington Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Glencarlyn, Shirlington, Westover
primary_isbn 9780670011568
publishDate 2009
record_details ils:.b12973294|Book|Books||English|Penguin Group,|2009.|114 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_arlington ils:.b12973294|.i11962586|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true|999|||, ils:.b12973294|.i11962598|Checked Out|Checked Out|false|false|true|false|false|true|999|||, ils:.b12973294|.i11962604|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true|999|||, ils:.b12973294|.i11962616|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true|999|||, ils:.b12973294|.i11962628|Checked Out|Checked Out|false|false|true|false|false|true|999|||, ils:.b12973294|.i1196263x|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true|999|||, ils:.b12973294|.i11962641|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true|999|||, ils:.b12973294|.i11962653|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true|999|||, ils:.b12973294|.i11962665|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true|999|||
subject_facet Astronautics -- United States, Space flight to the moon -- History, Space flight to the moon -- Planning
title_display Mission control, this is Apollo : the story of the first voyages to the moon
title_full Mission control, this is Apollo : the story of the first voyages to the moon / by Andrew Chaikin, with Victoria Kohl ; with paintings by Alan Bean
title_short Mission control, this is Apollo :
title_sub the story of the first voyages to the moon