Through the Eyes of the Astronauts
Authors: Foreword by Stephen Hawking with Lucy Hawking; Edited by Robert Jacobs, Michael Cabbage, Constance Moore, and Bertram Ulrich
Imprint: Abrams Books
Availability: In Stock
Publishing Date: 6/1/2009
Trim Size: 10 x 10
Page Count: 132
Cover: Hardcover with jacket
Illustrations: 80 full-color illustrations
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About the book
Apollo is a photographic commemoration of the Apollo lunar missions as seen through the eyes of the astronauts. Each of the surviving 21 astronauts from the Apollo missions has chosen a favorite photograph from his space flight especially for this book. These selections are accompanied by other iconic photographs from the Apollo missions. Bestselling astrophysicist Stephen Hawking and his daughter Lucy Hawking contribute a foreword on the meaning of the space exploration.
July 20, 2009, marks the 40th anniversary of the first manned landing on the Moon by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin of Apollo 11. Apollo is the only photographic book on the Apollo missions to be created by NASA, and is the perfect commemorative volume about this epochal program, where legendary achievement was recorded in powerful images.
About the author
Stephen Hawking is the bestselling author of A Brief History of Time and the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge, England. His daughter Lucy Hawking is a journalist and novelist.