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Rocket men [electronic resource] : the epic story of the first men on the moon / Craig Nelson.

By: Nelson, Craig, 1955-.
Contributor(s): McGonagle, Richard.
Material type: materialTypeLabelSoundPublisher: [New York] : Books on Tape, 2009ISBN: 9781415964736 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book); 1415964734 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book).Subject(s): Project Apollo (U.S.) | Space flight to the moon | Astronautics -- United States -- History -- 20th centuryGenre/Form: Audiobooks.Additional physical formats: No titleDDC classification: 629.45/40973 Online resources: Click here to access title or place hold | Excerpt Click here to listen to an excerpt of this title | Excerpt Click here to listen to an excerpt of this title Read by Richard McGonagle.Summary: On May 20, 1969, the thirty-story-high Apollo 11-Saturn V spaceship trundled from Cape Kennedy's Vehicle Assembly Building to Pad 39A for its final inspection and countdown. The nearly 1 million spectators who began gathering at Cape Kennedy for launch on July 16, 1969, were kept at least 3.5 miles away from the pad because, in an explosion, hundred-pound chunks of shrapnel would be hurled in a 3-mile radius. Finally, at 9:32 a.m., Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Mike Collins lifted into the skies on the greatest adventure in modern history; the first trip to the moon.
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Read by Richard McGonagle.

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On May 20, 1969, the thirty-story-high Apollo 11-Saturn V spaceship trundled from Cape Kennedy's Vehicle Assembly Building to Pad 39A for its final inspection and countdown. The nearly 1 million spectators who began gathering at Cape Kennedy for launch on July 16, 1969, were kept at least 3.5 miles away from the pad because, in an explosion, hundred-pound chunks of shrapnel would be hurled in a 3-mile radius. Finally, at 9:32 a.m., Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Mike Collins lifted into the skies on the greatest adventure in modern history; the first trip to the moon.

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