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By David M. Harland

ISBN-10: 144197606X

ISBN-13: 9781441976062

In July 1969 the ‘amiable strangers’ that made up the workforce of the old Apollo eleven flight effectively completed the 1st manned lunar touchdown. numerous months later, 3 shut buddies trigger on an excellent tougher undertaking. freed from the load of creating heritage, the Apollo 12 astronauts have been decided to actually get pleasure from their event whereas caring for company. this is often the tale in their challenge, advised principally of their personal phrases. Their exploits and accomplishments confirmed how conservative the inaugural venture have been. 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 via the 1st males to land at the Moon. The Apollo 12 project additionally spectacularly tested the precision touchdown power required for achievement in destiny lunar floor explorations. as well as reliable files, released ahead of and after the venture, APOLLO 12 – at the OCEAN OF STORMS attracts at the flight transcript and post-mission debriefing to recreate the drama.

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