By David M. Harland

ISBN-10: 144197606X

ISBN-13: 9781441976062

In July 1969 the ‘amiable strangers’ that made up the group of the ancient Apollo eleven flight effectively completed the 1st manned lunar touchdown. numerous months later, 3 shut buddies trigger on a fair tougher venture. freed from the weight of creating heritage, the Apollo 12 astronauts have been decided to truly get pleasure from their adventure whereas taking good care of enterprise. this can be the tale in their venture, informed principally of their personal phrases. Their exploits and accomplishments confirmed how conservative the inaugural undertaking were. With its moonwalks, deployment of the 1st geophysical station at the Moon, and geological sampling, Apollo 12 did what many had was hoping will be completed by means of the 1st males to land at the Moon. The Apollo 12 challenge additionally spectacularly established the precision touchdown strength required for fulfillment in destiny lunar floor explorations. as well as professional files, released sooner than and after the project, APOLLO 12 – at the OCEAN OF STORMS attracts at the flight transcript and post-mission debriefing to recreate the drama.

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