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Flying to the Moon By Michael Collins

Flying to the Moon by Michael Collins

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In this updated edition of his memoir for young readers, updated in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing mission, space traveler Michael Collins recalls his early days as an Air Force test pilot, his astronaut training at NASA, and his unparalleled experiences in orbit.

Flying to the Moon Summary

Flying to the Moon: An Astronaut's Story by Michael Collins

Based on the adult bestseller Carrying the Fire. In time for the 50th anniversary of man's first landing on the moon, this re-release of Michael Collins's autobiography is a bold, sparkling testament to exploration and perseverance. In this captivating account, space traveller Collins recalls his early days as an Air Force test pilot, his training at NASA, and his unparalleled experiences in orbit, including the Apollo 11 mission, the first manned lunar landing. The final chapter to this autobiography is an exciting and convincing argument in favour of mankind's continued exploration of our universe. Originally published in 1976 and updated for this new edition, Collins's voice and message are sure to resonate with a new generation of readers.

About Michael Collins

Michael Collins flew in both the Gemini 10 and the Apollo 11 space missions in the 1960s. He currently lives in South Florida.

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NPB9780374312022
9780374312022
0374312028
Flying to the Moon: An Astronaut's Story by Michael Collins
New
Hardback
Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc
20190611
224
N/A
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