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The Resource First man : the life of Neil A. Armstrong, James R. Hansen

First man : the life of Neil A. Armstrong, James R. Hansen

Label
First man : the life of Neil A. Armstrong
Title
First man
Title remainder
the life of Neil A. Armstrong
Statement of responsibility
James R. Hansen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of Neil A. Armstrong, who became the first person to walk on the moon, on July 20, 1969. This biography examines the complex legacy of Armstrong, as an astronaut and as an individual, to form a portrait of a great but reluctant hero who will forever be known as history's most famous space traveler
Has edition
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
LJW
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hansen, James R
Dewey number
  • 629.45/0092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
TL789.85.A75
LC item number
H36 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
9.5.
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Armstrong, Neil
  • Project Apollo (U.S.)
  • Astronauts
  • Space flight to the moon
  • Space flight to the moon
  • Armstrong, Neil
  • Project Apollo (U.S.)
  • Astronauts
  • Space flight to the moon
  • United States
Label
First man : the life of Neil A. Armstrong, James R. Hansen
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 395-416) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I: An American genesis -- The strong of arm -- The strong of spirit -- II: Tranquility base -- First child -- The virtues of Smallville -- Truth in the air -- Aeronautical engineering 101 -- III: Wings of gold -- Class 5-49 -- Fighter Squadron 51 -- Fate is the hunter -- The ordeal of eagles -- IV: The real right stuff -- The research pilot -- Above the high desert -- At the edge of space -- The worst loss -- Higher resolve -- I've got a secret -- V: No man is an island -- Training days -- In line for command -- Gemini VIII -- The astronaut's wife -- For all America -- VI: Apollo -- Out of the ashes -- Wingless on luna -- Amiable strangers -- First out -- Dialectics of a moon mission -- VII: One giant leap -- Outward bound -- The landing -- One small step -- Return to earth -- For all mankind -- VIII: Dark side of the moon -- Standing ground -- To engineer is human -- The astronaut is icon -- Into the heartland
Control code
on1038003836
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Simon & Schuster trade paperback edition.
Extent
xv, 441 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781982103163
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1038003836
Label
First man : the life of Neil A. Armstrong, James R. Hansen
Link
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 395-416) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I: An American genesis -- The strong of arm -- The strong of spirit -- II: Tranquility base -- First child -- The virtues of Smallville -- Truth in the air -- Aeronautical engineering 101 -- III: Wings of gold -- Class 5-49 -- Fighter Squadron 51 -- Fate is the hunter -- The ordeal of eagles -- IV: The real right stuff -- The research pilot -- Above the high desert -- At the edge of space -- The worst loss -- Higher resolve -- I've got a secret -- V: No man is an island -- Training days -- In line for command -- Gemini VIII -- The astronaut's wife -- For all America -- VI: Apollo -- Out of the ashes -- Wingless on luna -- Amiable strangers -- First out -- Dialectics of a moon mission -- VII: One giant leap -- Outward bound -- The landing -- One small step -- Return to earth -- For all mankind -- VIII: Dark side of the moon -- Standing ground -- To engineer is human -- The astronaut is icon -- Into the heartland
Control code
on1038003836
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Simon & Schuster trade paperback edition.
Extent
xv, 441 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781982103163
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1038003836

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