The Apollo Manned Exploration of the Moon

  • Tom Lund
Part of the Springer Praxis Books book series (PRAXIS)


The Apollo moon mission must rank as one of the most audacious scientific exploration programs attempted by man. The mission involved launching a manned spacecraft into earth orbit, then setting it on a trajectory to orbit the moon. An independent spacecraft with two astronauts aboard was detached from the orbiting vehicle and made a soft landing on the moon.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tom Lund
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  1. 1.San DiegoUSA

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