By: Robert Jacobs, Stephen Hawking, Lucy Hawking and Michael Cabbage
132 pages, 80 colour images
July 20, 2009 marks the 40th anniversary of the first manned landing on the Moon by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin of Apollo 11. The eleven Apollo missions are a benchmark in the annals of human exploration. "Apollo" is a photographic commemoration of the Apollo lunar missions as seen through the eyes of its astronauts. Each of the surviving 24 astronauts from the Apollo missions has chosen a favorite photograph from his mission especially for this book. These selections are accompanied by other iconic photographs from the Apollo missions. Best-selling astrophysicist Stephen Hawking contributes a foreword; veteran journalist Michael Cabbage's introduction explores the role of the astronaut as a witness to history; and, Robert Jacobs gives a brief narrative account of each mission.
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