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Moon shot the inside story of America"s race to the moon by Alan B. Shepard

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Published by Turner Pub., Distributed by Andrews and McMeel in Atlanta, Kansas City, Mo .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Project Apollo (U.S.) -- History,
  • Space flight to the moon -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Alan Shepard and Deke Slayton ; with Jay Barbree and Howard Benedict ; introduction by Neil Armstrong.
ContributionsSlayton, Donald K., 1924-1993.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTL789.8.U6 A58177 1994
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Pagination383 p. :
Number of Pages383
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1079685M
ISBN 101878685546
LC Control Number94003027

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