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Apollo 13 (American Moments Set II) by Alan Pierce

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Published by ABDO & Daughters .
Written in English


  • Juvenile Science (General),
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • History - United States/General,
  • Adventure & Adventurers,
  • Technology - Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science,
  • Accidents,
  • Apollo 13 (Spacecraft),
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Space vehicle accidents,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12375936M
ISBN 101591977266
ISBN 109781591977261

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Written by astronaut Jim Lovell and co-writer Jeffrey Kluger, Apollo 13 follows the harrowing trip that was supposed to result in a moon landing and return. I have seen the movie many times and wanted to see how faithful it was to the actual voyage. I'm happy to say that it is fairly true to what actually happened with a few minor exceptions/5(). The story of Apollo 13 is the story of how smart people face failure with their best work. It's right up for my preference for "good government" and "history of science and technology" books. The American mission to the moon is full of those kinds of stories. Kudos to /5.   This exciting second book in the Lost series tells the incredible true story of the doomed Apollo 13 moon mission that nearly ended in disaster. Ap Two hundred thousand miles from Earth and counting, an explosion rips through Jim Lovell's : Scholastic, Inc. [Penguin Readers Level 2] When their main oxygen tank explodes on the way to the moon, the crew of Apollo 13 use their tiny lunar module as a lifeboat and hope to return to earth.4/5.

Apollo 13 Movie Story book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Relive the real-life thrills and chills as an ordinary expedition to /5(9). This is a well researched and documented book about the Apollo 13 Mission which never landed on the moon. The photos enclosed within the book show the panel that was blown off the ship which caused the astronauts to be forced into using the Lunar Module as a life boat in order to return by: Written with all the color and drama of the best fiction, Apollo 13 (previously published as Lost Moon) tells the full story of the moon shot that almost ended in catastrophe. Minutes after the explosion, the three astronauts are forced to abandon the main ship for the lunar module, a tiny craft designed to keep two men alive for just two Edition: Unabridged.   Apo LM Data Card Book - PDF File ( MB) Postflight Documents. Apollo 13 Postlaunch Mission Operations Report, PDF File ( kB) Apollo 13 Mission Report, PDF File ( MB) Apollo 13 Mission Report, Supplement 1 - Guidance, Navigation & Control Systems Performance, PDF file ( MB).

Lost Moon: The Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13 (published in paperback as Apollo 13), is a non-fiction book first published in by astronaut Jim Lovell and journalist Jeffrey Kluger, about the failed April Apollo 13 lunar landing mission which Lovell commanded. The book is the basis of the film adaptation Apo directed by Ron Howard. Cited by: Lovell and Jeffrey Kluger wrote a book about the Apollo 13 mission, Lost Moon: The Perilous Voyage of Apollo It was the basis for the Ron Howard film Apollo Lovell's first impression on being approached about the film was that Kevin Costner would be a good choice to portray him, given the physical resemblance, [51] but Tom. When Jim Lovell and Fred Haise, leavingJackSwigert to batten down crippled Odyssey, moved into Aquarius just before mid-night Monday and began poweringher up as Apollo 13's lifeboat, the Moon still miles and 20hours Size: 1MB. The story of Apollo 13 has been dramatized several times, most notably in the film Apollo 13 – based on a memoir co-authored by Lovell titled Lost Moon – and an episode of the miniseries From the Earth to the : Saturn V SA