How Apollo Flew To The Moon (Springer Praxis Books / Space Exploration) - W. David Woods
Praxis (2008)
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Space Flight, Space Flight To The Moon, United States - History

Out of the technological battlefield of World War II came a team of gifted German engineers and designers who developed the vengeance weapon, the V-2, which evolved into the peaceful, powerful Saturn V rocket to take men to the Moon. David Woods tells the exciting story, starting from America's post war astronautical research facilities, that used the V-2 for the development of the robust, resilient and reliable Saturn V launcher. He describes the initial launches through manned orbital spaceflights, comprehensively detailing each step, including computer configuration, the role of ground control, trajectory planning, lunar orbiting, separation of the lander, walking and working on the Moon, retrieval of the lunar astronauts and returning to Earth in this massive technical accomplishment.

Product Details
Dewey 629.454
Format Paperback
Cover Price 20,00 €
No. of Pages 400
Height x Width 239 x 168 mm