Falling to Earth : an Apollo 15 astronaut's journey / Al Worden with Francis French.
- Worden, Al 1932-
- Title on jacket: Falling to Earth an Apollo 15 astronaut's journey to the moon
- 1st ed.
- Washington, DC : Smithsonian Books c2011
- 9781588343093 (hc : alk. paper)
- 158834309X (hc : alk. paper)
- Includes index.
- 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.
- 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.