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Moondust

Andrew Smith

Moondust

in search of the men who fell to Earth

by Andrew Smith

  • 50 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins e-books in Pymble, NSW, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Project Apollo (U.S.),
  • Astronauts,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAndrew Smith
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL789.85.A1 S563 2009eb
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    Pagination1 online resource.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25534654M
    ISBN 100061909076
    ISBN 109780061909078
    OCLC/WorldCa391052300

    In , Andrew Smith was interviewing Charlie Duke, astronaut and moon walker, for the Sunday Times. During the course of the interview, which took place at Duke's Texan home, the telephone rang and Charlie left the room to answer it. When he returned, some twenty minutes later, he seemed visibly upset. It seemed that he'd just heard that, the previous day, one of his fellow moon walkers, the. Check out this great listen on Light and dark - polar opposites. That is how Brianna sees Gavin and Lukas. One is the brightest stream of sunshine, and the other as dark as twilight. Brianna Rafferty is a clàr silte - a witch with the power to strip others of their magic. Her.

    Get this from a library! From sand to moondust: - a narrative of Cape Canaveral, from discovery to moon shot.. [United States. Air Force.; United States. Air Force Space Command. Space Wing, 45th.].   Buy Moondust: In Search of the Men Who Fell to Earth 01 by Smith, Andrew (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5().

    Moondust and Madness What a good take on aliens and outer space. I feel like part 1 dragged out a little and had a big information dump on different characters. Overall it was a good story and cannot wait for book 2! Loved the narration by Andrea Emmes. She does very well with going back and forth between characters and accents. The thought shocked Andrew, and still does. Moondust is his attempt to understand why. The Apollo moon programme has been called the last optimistic act of the 20th Century. Over a strange three year period between and , twelve men made the longest and most eccentric of all journeys, and all were indelibly marked by it.


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