TO THE MOON - Book Plus Musical Recordings. Time Life Productions 1969. THE BOOK (Section II) captures the story in pictures and text for generations to come. 190 pages. - Slip Case Book: 12-1/2" x 12-1/2" (Includes records)
Dedication: To the yet unborn generations of the world who, in centuries to come, will be able to listen and understand that this extraordinary achievement was accomplished by "average men" like their fathers . . . Michael Kapp.
Prologue Side 1. The First message from man on the moon. The beginning of rocketry . . . Tsiolkovsky;
Prologue Side 2. World WAR II ENDS. US seizes remaining V-2's and the German rocket team surrenders to the Americans;
Mercury Side 3. National Space and Aeronautics Administration is set up under the Eisenhower Administration, etc.
Side 4 U.S. Space Probes . . . Russia photographs the moon with Lunik III, President Kennedy,
Side 5 Grissom's Liberty Bell 7 makes a successful flight and sinks;
Side 6 Slayton is grounded . . . Ranger 4 to the dark side of the Moon;
Gemini Side 7: Russia, three-man capsule . . . Vietnam escalates . . . Russian spacewalk;
Side 8 Armstrong and Scott dock with an Agenda but tumble end over end and must make an emergency landing;
Apollo Side 9 Grissom, White and Chaffee die in a ground test for the first manned Apollo;
Side 10 Schirra, Eiselle and Cunningham: the first manned flight with a Saturn IB;
Side 11 McDivitt, Scott and Schweickart prepare first manned test in space for LM . . . In Earth orbit, perform crucial docking;
Side 12 At Cape Kennedy during the long countdown Liftoff for Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins . . . Trans-lunar injection . . . separation of Columbia and Eagle.
So much in this wonderful series for your children, grandchildren or for those that love space history and wish to celebrate such memorable moments in our country's history.
Item ID: CB-292
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