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Apollo To The Moon: A History in 50 Objects

Author: Teasel E. Muir-Harmony. Michael Collins, foreword.

Apollo To The Moon: A History in 50 Objects

Author: Teasel E. Muir-Harmony. Michael Collins, foreword.

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Item #: D32082
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Publication Date: 2018
Publisher: National Geographic
ISBN: 9781426219931
Looking back on the 20th century's most important space endeavor, this book uses 50 key artifacts from the Smithsonian archives to help us better understand NASA's quest to reach the moon. From the lunar rover and a survival kit to space food and moon rocks, this intriguing array of objects also includes back stories and profiles of key participants: the her... More
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Looking back on the 20th century's most important space endeavor, this book uses 50 key artifacts from the Smithsonian archives to help us better understand NASA's quest to reach the moon. From the lunar rover and a survival kit to space food and moon rocks, this intriguing array of objects also includes back stories and profiles of key participants: the heroic astronauts as well as President John F. Kennedy, newsman Walter Cronkite, and NASA scientist Margaret Hamilton. Smithsonian curator Teasel Muir-Harmony provides context, while Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins has penned the foreword.


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