Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with this classic definitive account.
Born in 1956, Andrew Chaikin grew up in Great Neck, New York, with a fascination for the heavens and space exploration. While studying geology at Brown University he participated in the Viking mission to Mars at the N A S A/Caltech Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He has worked as a researcher, editor, writer, commentator and television consultant. A Man on the Moon is the result of eight years' research and writing, including interviews with each of the twenty-three surviving Apollo voyagers. Chaikin lives in Arlington, Massachusetts.
An extraordinary book . . . Space, with its limitless boundaries,
has the power to inspire, to change lives, to make the impossible
happen. Chaikin's superb book demonstrates how * Sunday Times *
A superb account . . . Apollo may be the only achievement by which our age is remembered a thousand years from now -- Arthur C. Clarke