On the moon the Apollo journals / Grant Heiken and Eric Jones

Author(s): Heiken, Grant
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Subjects: Project Apollo (U.S.)--History
Space flight to the moon--History
Astronauts--United States
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Berlin ; New York : Springer ; Chichester, UK : published in association with Praxis Pub., c2007
Series: Springer-Praxis books in space exploration
Springer-Praxis books in space exploration
LC Classification: T, TL
Physical Description: xii, 492 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: 1. Adapting to a new world 1
2. Pinpoint landing, great science, and a lot of fun 27
3. A damned hard walk followed by a little golf 117
4. The lunar dune buggy 201
5. Drilling troubles 257
6. The Descartes Highlands - high land but no volcanoes 327
7. The volcanoes of Taurus-Littrow - explosive volcanism on the moon 361
8. Boulder rolling - the last Apollo EVA 389
9. Lessons from apollo for future operations on the moon 451
Afterword - the spirit of exploration 475
Alternate Titles: In: OhioLINK electronic book center (OCoLC)180989150
In: SpringerLink (OCoLC)43927870
Issued in other form: Heiken, Grant. On the moon : the Apollo journals (OCoLC)79447547
Additional Authors: Jones, Eric
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Notes: LCCN: 2007920176
ISBN: 9780387489391 (pbk.)
ISBN: 0387489398 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [479]-480) and index
Contents: Adapting to a new world -- Pinpoint landing, great science, and a lot of fun -- A damned hard walk followed by a little golf -- The lunar dune buggy -- Drilling troubles -- The Descartes Highlands - high land but no volcanoes -- The volcanoes of Taurus-Littrow - explosive Volcanism on the Moon -- Boulder rolling - the last Apollo EVA -- Lessons from Apollo for future operations on the Moon -- Afterword - The spirit of exploration
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Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Columbus, OH : OhioLINK, 2008. s2008 ohun s
Mode of access: World Wide Web
OCLC Number: 612030103
ISBN/ISSN: 9780387489391
0387489398