Earthrise : My Adventures as an Apollo 14 Astronaut. / Edgar Mitchell.
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- ISBN: 9781613749029 (electronic bk)
- ISBN: 9781613749043 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2014.
|Summary, etc.:|| The inspiring and fascinating biography of the sixth man to ever walk on the Moon Of the nearly seven billion people who live on Earth, only 12 have walked on the Moon and Dr. Edgar Mitchell was one of them. Earthrise is a vibrant memoir for young adults featuring the life story of this internationally known Apollo 14 astronaut. The book focuses on Edgar's amazing journey to the Moon in 1971 and highlights the many steps he took to get there, including growing up as a farm boy on a ranch; living in Roswell, New Mexico, during the alleged UFO crash; graduating from Carnegie Mellon and MIT; being a navy combat pilot; and becoming a NASA astronaut. In engaging and suspenseful prose he details his historic flight to the Moon, describing everything from the very practical—eating, sleeping, and going to the bathroom in space—to the metaphysical, such as the life-changing sensation of connectedness to the universe that he felt and that has been...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. Chicago : Chicago Review Press, 2014. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 34985 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1759 KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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|Subject:||Young Adult Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.