HERE MEN FROM THE PLANET EARTH|
FIRST SET FOOT UPON THE MOON
JULY 1969 A.D.
WE CAME IN PEACE FOR ALL MANKIND
From the plaque on the Eagle, Apollo 11,
which landed on the moon, July 20, 1969.
JAMES C. FLETCHER
ROBERT C. SEAMANS, JR.
||A Perspective on Apollo
The forces that set us on the path to the Moon
JAMES E. WEBB
||"I Believe We Should Go to the Moon"
Engineering what had never been done before
ROBERT R. GILRUTH
||Saturn the Giant
Building the boosters to send men beyond Earth
WERNHER VON BRAUN
Building the first craft to cross an ocean of space
GEORGE M. LOW
||Scouting the Moon
Mechanical explorers went before human ones
EDGAR M. CORTRIGHT
The new shipyard of space created for Apollo
ROCCO A. PETRONE
||"This is Mission Control"
How men on Earth aided men in space
CHRISTOPHER C. KRAFT, JR.
||Men for the Moon
How they were chosen and trained
||The Shakedown Cruises
Bold steps preceded 'one small step'
SAMUEL C. PHILLIPS
||Getting It All Together
Critical tests of the total system
GEORGE E. MUELLER
||"The Eagle Has Landed"
A goal attained, men on the Moon
MICHAEL COLLINS and EDWIN E. ALDRIN, JR.
||Ocean of Storms and Fra Mauro
Exploring on foot, emplacing automatic laboratories
CHARLES CONRAD, JR. and ALAN B. SHEPARD, JR.
||"Houston, We've Had a Problem"
A crippled bird limps safely home
JAMES A. LOVELL
||The Great Voyages of Exploration
Scientific expeditions return a rich harvest
HARRISON H. SCHMITT
||The Legacy of Apollo
New understanding of ourselves and our world
HOMER E. NEWELL
||Key Events in Apollo
||Apollo Mission Profile