Falling to Earth : an Apollo 15 astronaut's journey / Al Worden with Francis French.

Author
Other titles
  • Title on jacket: Falling to Earth an Apollo 15 astronaut's journey to the moon
Edition
  • 1st ed.
Published
  • Washington, DC : Smithsonian Books c2011
Physical description
xii, 300 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
  • 9781588343093 (hc : alk. paper)
  • 158834309X (hc : alk. paper)
Notes
  • Includes index.
Contents
  • Farmer -- Soldier -- Aviator -- Astronaut -- The fire -- Unveiling the moon -- Training and temptation -- Launch -- Earthrise -- Falling to Earth -- Celebration -- Ruin -- Redemption -- A new tranquility -- Epilogue / by Tom Stafford.
Other names
Genre
  • Autobiography
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English

Summary

  • The author describes his life, from his early years growing up on a farm to his years as an astronaut with NASA, including flying the Apollo 15 mission to the moon in 1971.
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Location of copy Shelfmark Online location Holdings Notes
National Library of Scotland: General Reading Room, Edinburgh (stored offsite) HB2.212.10.1119
Science Museum Library: Dana Research Centre and Library 92 WOR WORDEN

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