ERIC Number: ED037341
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: N/A
In This Decade, Mission to the Moon.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.
The development and accomplishments of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) from its inception in 1958 to the final preparations for the Apollo 11 mission in 1969 are traced in this brochure. A brief account of the successes of projects Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo is presented and many color photographs and drawings of the astronauts, spacecraft, and the vast complex of facilities of NASA's Manned Spacecraft Center are included. Also included are pictures photographed in space from the various spacecraft. Cutaway drawings of spacecraft and launch vehicles are used to illustrate the complexity of these vehicles. The booklet concludes by mentioning some of the plans for future space exploration into the 1980's. (FL)
Descriptors: Aerospace Technology, Astronomy, Moons, Scientific Enterprise, Scientific Research, Space, Technological Advancement
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 20402 (0-350-016, $1.25)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.