!!> Reading ➽ Shoot for the Moon ➶ Author James Donovan – Writerscompany.co.uk

Shoot for the Moon For The 50th Anniversary, The Epic Story Of Apollo 11 And The Astronauts, Flight Controllers, And Engineers Who Made It Happen, By The Author Of The Bestselling A Terrible Glory And The Blood Of Heroes.On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong And Buzz Aldrin Became The First Humans To Walk On The Moon, A Moment Forever Ingrained In History Perhaps The World S Greatest Technological Achievement And A Triumph Of American Spirit And Ingenuity The Apollo 11 Mission, And The Entire Apollo Program, Was A Mammoth Undertaking Involving Than 410,000 Men And Women Dedicated To Putting A Man On The Moon And Winning The Space Race Against The Soviets.Seen Through The Eyes Of The Those Who Lived It, Shoot For The Moon Reveals The Dangers, The Challenges, And The Sheer Determination That Defined Not Only Apollo 11, But Also The Mercury And Gemini Missions That Made It Possible Both Sweeping And Intimate, And Based On Exhaustive Research And Dozens Of Fresh Interviews, Bestselling Author James Donovan S Shoot For The Moon Is The Definitive And Thrilling Account Of One Of Humankind S Most Extraordinary Feats Of Exploration.


10 thoughts on “Shoot for the Moon

  1. says:

    2.5 Stars.I m that person who devours any book written about the space program When I saw this, I had to have it Going into this, I thought that the bulk of the book was going to focus on Apollo 11 There have been multiple books w


  2. says:

    What a thrilling book Even though I knew the outcome from the beginning, having lived the early space years as a youth, I could not put this book down, making up excuses to drive my car so I could listen to the next chapter Donovan details


  3. says:

    I enjoyed reading this but had thought most of it would be about Apollo 11 and it really wasn t I did like the part about the Gemini missions as they often get overlooked in books about the space race.


  4. says:

    An enjoyable read documenting the history of manned space flight from the beginning through the Apollo 11 moon landing The book covers many facets of the successful mission to land man on the moon The author covers the Astronauts and the support team in Housto


  5. says:

    I m a sucker for most anything about the 1960 s NASA missions, and therefore easily lured in by this book I thoroughly enjoyed it Not too technical, and sprinkled with plenty of great anecdotes.


  6. says:

    Good historic look at the space race, I might even have it on my re read list That being said, I still loved First Man a bit


  7. says:

    I have read several books on the early days of the space travel and I am almost always exited by the history This is of an overview of the missions and people leading up to the moon landing This is well researched and ha...


  8. says:

    Highly recommend the audio version of this one Even though I knew most of the history, still kept me on the edge of my seat listening to the narrative.


  9. says:

    Fifty years later, the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo space program remain as interesting as ever Even though we know how the story ends, James Donovan makes us sweat through some very tense moments.


  10. says:

    Shoot for the Moon The Space Race and the Extraordinary Voyage of Apollo 11 by James Donovan is a truly riveting book I read it out loud to one of my sisters and we were both pretty glued to it We read it over the space no pun intended of about three or four days We have never really read a book about the race to space


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