Moonshot: The Inside Story of Mankind's Greatest Adventure - Dan Parry (2009)


Books, focusing on contemporary works and first-hand accounts

Buzz Aldrin and Wayne Warga, Return to Earth, Random House, 1973

David A. Anderton, Man in Space, 1968

Armstrong, Aldrin, Collins, with Gene Farmer and Dora Jane Hamblin, First on the Moon, Little Brown and Company, 1970

Piers Bizony, The Man Who Ran the Moon, Icon Books, 2006

Andrew Chaikin, A Man on the Moon, Penguin,1994

Michael Collins, Carrying the Fire, Cooper Square Press, 2001 (originally published in 1974 by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux)

Michael Collins, Liftoff: The Story of America's Adventure in Space, Grove Press, 1988

Peter Fairley, Man on the Moon, Arthur Barker Limited, 1969

Robert Godwin, Apollo 11, First Men on the Moon, Apogee Books, 2005

Robert Godwin (ed.), Apollo 11, The NASA Mission Reports, Volumes 1, 2 and 3, Apogee Books, 1999

Richard P. Hallion and Tom D. Crouch (eds), Apollo: Ten Years Since Tranquility Base, Smithsonian Institution Press, 1979

Dr James Hansen, FirstMan, The Life of Neil Armstrong, Simon & Schuster, 2005

David Harland, The First Men on the Moon, Praxis Publishing, 2007

Edwin P. Hoyt, The Space Dealers: A Hard Look at the Role of Business in the U.S. Space Effort, The John Day Co., 1971

Chris Kraft, Flight, My Life in Mission Control, Plume, 2002

Gene Kranz, Failure Is Not an Option, Berkley, 2000

Norman Mailer, Of a Fire on the Moon, Little, Brown, 1970

Stephanie Nolen, Promised the Moon: The Untold Story of the First Women in the Space Race, Penguin Canada, Toronto, 2002

Rod Pyle, Destination Moon, Carlton Publishing Group, 2005

David West Reynolds, Apollo, The Epic Journey to the Moon, Tehabi, 2002

Robert Seamans, Project Apollo, The Tough Decisions, NASA, 2005

David Shayler, Disasters and Accidents in Manned Spaceflight, Praxis, 2000

Deke Slayton, Deke!, Forge, 1994

Andrew Smith, Moondust, Bloomsbury, 2005

James C. Sparks, Moon Landing, Project Apollo, Dodd, Mead, 1970

Glen Swanson (ed.), Before This Decade Is Out, University Press of Florida, 2002

Loyd Swenson, James Grimwood and Charles Alexander, This New Ocean, NASA, 1998

Guenter Wendt, The Unbroken Chain, Apogee Books, 2001


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