APOLLO 12

On the Oceans of Storms

David M. Harland

APOLLO 12 - On the Oceans of Storms With its two moonwalks, deployment of a geophysical station and geological sampling, Apollo 12 did what many had hoped would be achieved by the first men to land on the Moon. It spectacularly demonstrated the precision landing capability required for the success of future lunar surface expolorations. Apollo 12 - On the Oceans of Storms

This is the first time in 40 years that the storyof the Apollo 12 mission to the Moon has been told in its entirety, using official documents, flight transcripts, and post-mission debriefing to recreate the drama.


Table of Contents

Illustrations
Author's preface
Acknowledgements
Acronyms

1. Planning and preparations
2. Moonbound
3. A visit to the Snowman
4. The voyage home

Glossary



Extent: 560 pages, full colour throughout
Binding: Paperback
Published: 2011
ISBN: 978-1-4419-7606-2



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