Further reading

As a topic, space history and the Apollo programme in particular are quite well represented in print and on the World Wide Web. Below is a list of books and web resources which are recommended for any reader wishing to delve further into the programme.

A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts, Andrew Chaikin. Viking Penguin Inc., 1994.

Angle of Attack: Harrison Storms and The Race to the Moon, Michael Gray. W.W.

Norton & Co., 1992. Apollo, Alan Bean. Greenwich Workshop Press, 1998.

Apollo, Charles Murray and Catherine Bly Cox. South Mountain Books, 2004. (Originally published by Simon & Schuster, 1989 as Apollo: The Race to the Moon.)

Apollo EECOM: Journey of a Lifetime, Sy Liebergot with David M. Harland.

Apogee Books, 2003. Apollo Expeditions to the Moon, Edited by Edgar M. Cortright. NASA SP-350, 1975. Apollo: The Definitive Sourcebook, Richard W. Orloff and David M. Harland.

Springer/Praxis, 2006. Apollo: The Epic Journey to the Moon, David West Reynolds. Tehabi, 2002. Apollo Image Gallery. Website where many of the photographs taken by the astronauts can be found. http://www.apolloarchive.com/apollo_gallery.html The Apollo Lunar Surface Journal. Website detailing Apollo's exploration of the lunar surface. http://history.nasa.gov/alsj The Apollo Flight Journal, Website detailing the Apollo flights.

http://history.nasa.gov/afj Before This Decade is Out, Glen E. Swanson. University Press of Florida, 2002. Carrying the Fire, Michael Collins. Cooper Square Press, 2001. (Originally published in 1974.)

Chariots for Apollo: A History of Manned Lunar Spacecraft, James M. Grimwood and Loyd S. Swenson. NASA SP-4205, 1978. This book can be accessed online. Chariots for Apollo: The Untold Story Behind the Race to the Moon, Charles R. Pellegrino and Joshua Stoff. Avon Science, 1985.

Countdown, Frank Borman with Robert J. Serling. Silver Arrow Books/William Morrow, 1988.

Deke!, Donald K. Slayton with Michael Cassutt. Tom Doherty Associates Inc., 1994.

Exploring the Moon: The Apollo Expeditions, David M. Harland. Springer/Praxis, Second Edition 2007.

Failure Is Not An Option, Gene Kranz. Simon & Schuster, 2000.

First Man: The Life of Neil Armstrong, James R. Hansen, Simon & Schuster, 2005.

The First Men on the Moon: The Story of Apollo 11, David M. Harland. Springer/ Praxis, 2007.

First on the Moon, Gene Farmer and Dora Jane Hamblin. Little Brown & Co., 1970.

Flight: My Life in Mission Control, Chris Kraft. Dutton, 2001.

Full Moon, Michael Light. Alfred A. Knopf, 1999.

Genesis: The Story of Apollo 8, Robert Zimmerman. Dell Publishing, 1998.

Hello Earth: Greetings from Endeavour, Alfred M. Worden. Nash Publishing, 1974.

How NASA Learned to Fly in Space: An Exciting Account of the Gemini Missions. David M. Harland. Apogee, 2004.

The Last Man on the Moon, Eugene Cernan and Don Davis. St. Martin's Press, 1999.

Liftoff: The Story of America's Adventure in Space, Michael Collins. Aurum Press, 1988.

Lost Moon: The Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13, Jim Lovell and Jeffrey Kluger. Houghton Mifflin, 1994.

Lunar Exploration: Human Pioneers and Robotic Surveyors, Paulo Ulivi with David M. Harland. Springer/Praxis, 2004.

Lunar Impact: A History of Project Ranger, R. Cargill Hall. NASA SP-4210, 1977.

Men From Earth, Buzz Aldrin and Malcolm McConnell. Bantam Press, 1989.

Moondust: In Search of the Men Who Fell to Earth, Andrew Smith. Bloomsbury, 2005.

Moon Lander: How We Developed the Apollo Lunar Module, Thomas J. Kelly. Smithsonian, 2001.

Moonlandings, Reginald Turnill. Cambridge University Press, 2003.

Moonwalker, Charlie and Dotty Duke. Oliver Nelson, 1990.

Moonport: A History of Apollo Launch Facilities and Operations, Charles D. Benson and William Barnaby Faherty. NASA SP-4204, 1978. This is available online.

The Once and Future Moon, Paul D. Spudis. Smithsonian Institution Press, 1996.

On the Moon: The Apollo Journals, Grant Heiken and Eric Jones. Springer/Praxis, 2007.

On The Shoulders of Titans: A History of Project Gemini, Barton C. Hacker and James M. Grimwood. NASA SP-4203, 1977. This is available online.

Return to the Moon, Harrison H. Schmitt. Copernicus, 2006.

Rocket Man: Astronaut Pete Conrad's Incredible Ride to the Moon and Beyond, Nancy Conrad and Howard A. Klausner. New American Library, 2005.

The Partnership: A History of the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project, Edward Clinton Ezell and Linda Neuman Ezell. NASA SP-4209, 1978. This is available online.

The Right Stuff, Tom Wolfe. Jonathan Cape, 1980.

Saturn V, Alan Lawrie with Robert Godwin. Apogee, 2005.

Spacecraftfilms.com. Source of high quality and unedited DVD of all the film and television coverage of Apollo. http://www.spacecraftfilms.com Stages to Saturn: A Technological History of the Apollo/Saturn Launch Vehicles,

Roger E. Bilstein. NASA SP-4206, 1980. This is available online This New Ocean: A History of Project Mercury, Loyd S. Swenson, James M. Grimwood and Charles C. Alexander. NASA SP-4201, 1966. This is available online.

To A Rocky Moon: A Geologist's History of Lunar Exploration, Don E. Wilhelms.

University of Arizona Press, 1993. Tracking Apollo to the Moon, Hamish Lindsay. Springer, 2001. Two Sides of the Moon, David Scott and Alexei Leonov with Christine Toomey.

Simon & Schuster, 2004. The Unbroken Chain, Guenter Wendt and Russell Still. Apogee, 2001. Virtual Apollo, Scott P. Sullivan, Apogee Books, 2002. Virtual LM, Scott P Sullivan. Apogee, 2004.

The Way of the Explorer: An Apollo Astronaut's Journey Through the Material and Mystical Worlds, Dr. Edgar Mitchell with Dwight Williams. G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1996.

We Have Capture: Tom Stafford and the Space Race, Tom Stafford with Michael

Cassutt. Smithsonian, 2002. We Reach the Moon, John Noble Wilford. Bantam, 1969.

Where No Man Has Gone Before: A History of Apollo Lunar Exploration Missions, William David Compton. NASA SP-4214, 1989. This is available online.

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