(PDF ebook) Rocket Men by Robert Kurson



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  1. says:

    I don’t read very many nonfiction books and I haven’t listened to many audiobooks but I’m sure that this one will remain one of my favorites in both categories Before I listened to this book when I thought of space missions and the moon I thought of the moon landing and Apollo 11 the planting of the American flag Neil Armstron

  2. says:

    Space planets NASA are not usually subjects to which I gravitateSo why then did I not want this book to end finished it ready eyes and gave it all the stars? Well for one I'm firmly convinced this author cannot write a bad book can make any subject interesting It's also because though this is about Apollo 8 it is

  3. says:

    Absolutely loved this book A meticulous uplifting pardon the pun and beautifully written account of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts who made Man’s first Journey to the moon I knew when one of my friends here at Goodreads whose reviews I respect and love reviewed and rated this book 5 stars that it was one I wanted to get my hands on sooner rather than later and was so happy to have sourced this one on AudibleI read this along with my husband

  4. says:

    Before Apollo Eleven landed on the Moon astronauts had to prove they could actually get there This was the record breaking mission of Apollo EightThe first men who;left Earth's orbitflew to the Moonorbited the Moonsaw the far sidemapped the landing siteand returned safely to EarthThe year 1968 was a disaster for America

  5. says:

    Although I’d known about NASA’s Apollo 8 circumlunar mission my knowledge was very very superficial Robert Kurson takes the reader inside the mission with words that describe the incredible power and complexities of the Saturn V rocket that astronauts Frank Borman Jim Lovell and Bill Anders rode to the moon on their incredible voyage i

  6. says:

    I went into this book with hesitation—spacecraft and rockets are not my usual cup of tea Understanding so little about them I feared I would either be bored stiff or totally lost confused by technical terms that would go over my head I was neither bored nor confused The book is directed toward the layman and SO exciting you simply do not want to put it down Give the book a bit of time Don’t even consider d

  7. says:

    Rocket Men is the masterfully depicted tale of the three courageous astronauts who pioneered humankinds’ first trip to the

  8. says:

    How is it even possible to make a book about space that I don't love? Here are some ways Continuous unrepentant use of idioms and clichés If you're uoting someone or deliberately reflecting the patterns of speech of your subjects think Tom Wolfe in The Right Stuff that's one thing If you're reaching for the easiest phr

  9. says:

    This is an amazing story made even amazing by Ray Porter's excellent narration I can't help but feel that much li

  10. says:

    Comprehensive story but I think I should have had a paper copy The audio didn’t keep my attention

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On the Moon was in jeopardy and the Soviets were threatening to pull ahead in the space race By August 1968 with its back against the wall NASA decided to scrap its usual methodical approach and shoot for the heavens With just four months to prepare a fraction of the normal time the agency would send the first men in history to the Moon In a year of historic violence and discord the Tet offensive the a. Although I d known about NASA s Apollo 8 circumlunar mission my knowledge was very very superficial Robert Kurson takes the reader inside the mission with words that describe the incredible power and complexities of the Saturn V rocket that astronauts Frank Borman Jim Lovell and Bill Anders rode to the moon on their incredible voyage in December 1968 He describes the lives of the men as they were growing up how they came to be astronauts their relationships with their wives how they interacted during this spectacular mission and their lives afterward The narrative has a very generous scope but Kurson s laser focus reveals the mission s significance to the world of Black Blue of the normal time the agency would send the first men in history to the Moon In a year The Moe Manifesto of historic violence and discord the Tet Positive Church in a Negative World offensive the a. Although I d known about NASA s Apollo 8 circumlunar mission my knowledge was very very superficial Robert Kurson takes the reader inside the mission with words that describe the incredible power and complexities Prince Philip Revealed of the Saturn V rocket that astronauts Frank Borman Jim Lovell and Bill Anders rode to the moon Toad of Toad Hall on their incredible voyage in December 1968 He describes the lives Spelling Strategies & Secrets: The essential how to spell guide of the men as they were growing up how they came to be astronauts their relationships with their wives how they interacted during this spectacular mission and their lives afterward The narrative has a very generous scope but Kurson s laser focus reveals the mission s significance to the world Kingdom of Ash Throne of Glass 7 of

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The inside lesser known story of NASA's boldest and riskiest mission Apollo 8 mankind's first journey to the Moon on Christmas in 1968 A riveting account of three heroic astronauts who took one of the most dangerous space flights ever from the New York Times bestselling author of Shadow Divers In early 1968 the Apollo program was on shaky footing President Kennedy's end of decade deadline to put a man. Absolutely loved this book A meticulous uplifting pardon the pun and beautifully written account of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts who made Man s first Journey to the moon I knew when one of my friends here at Goodreads whose reviews I respect and love reviewed and rated this book 5 stars that it was one I wanted to get my hands on sooner rather than later and was so happy to have sourced this one on AudibleI read this along with my husband and we discussed and marvelled over the details every day and to be honest I am going to miss the suspense and drama and company of this wonderful book Robert Kurson tells the story of the Apollo 8 and its crew and their amazing and rive Via Suez (British): Blue Funnel Line (Merchant Navy Series Book 3) of NASA's boldest and riskiest mission Apollo 8 mankind's first journey to the Moon Zenith on Christmas in 1968 A riveting account A Pale Light in the Black of three heroic astronauts who took Devil Versus Alpha The Millennium Wolves of the most dangerous space flights ever from the New York Times bestselling author Spieserye of Shadow Divers In early 1968 the Apollo program was Feral on shaky footing President Kennedy's end Krismis van Map Jacobs of decade deadline to put a man. Absolutely loved this book A meticulous uplifting pardon the pun and beautifully written account Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts who made Man s first Journey to the moon I knew when Crust From Sourdough Spelt and Rye Bread to Ciabatta Bagels and Brioche one Til Death Do Us Part (Vows, of my friends here at Goodreads whose reviews I respect and love reviewed and rated this book 5 stars that it was Mensa Riddles Conundrums one I wanted to get my hands Julie of the Wolves on sooner rather than later and was so happy to have sourced this The Right Swipe one Dark Prophet The Chronicles of Koa over the details every day and to be honest I am going to miss the suspense and drama and company Ugly Fish of this wonderful book Robert Kurson tells the story The Math of Life and Death 7 Mathematical Principles That Shape Our Lives of the Apollo 8 and its crew and their amazing and rive

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Ssassinations of MLK and RFK the Chicago DNC riots the Apollo 8 mission was the boldest test of what America could do With a focus on astronauts Frank Borman Jim Lovell and Bill Anders and their wives and children this is a vivid gripping you are there narrative that shows anew the epic danger involved and the singular bravery it took for man to leave Earth for the first time and to arrive at a new wor. How is it even possible to make a book about space that I don t love Here are some ways Continuous unrepentant use of idioms and clich s If you re uoting someone or deliberately reflecting the patterns of speech of your subjects think Tom Wolfe in The Right Stuff that s one thing If you re reaching for the easiest phrase in the phrasebook that s lazy This was definitely not the former Indistinguishable voices Every line of this book felt uniform in tone and pattern This doesn t ever happen in real life and I always notice when I m fifty or a hundred pages into a book and can t even remember which character said which line in a dialogue because they all sound identical