Project Apollo: The Early Year Review

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Project Apollo: The Early Year 1960 – 1967

By Eugen Reichl

I received a free copy of Project Apollo for my honest opinion.

I am extremely interested in the space program, for me space is such an interesting thing and is a source of endless fascination. I am constantly talking about the logistics of space travel much to my families annoyance and Project Apollo chronicles exactly how NASA went about getting man onto the moon.

The Apollo mission evolved so much over this 7 year period that I am sure many small parts were missed out, but the main thing that I found so interesting was that the Apollo mission was originally designed like the Ares mission from The Martian (which you can read my review of here).

What I loved about Project Apollo was that it showed each test flight, along with details in regards to that test, like the payload and the altitude reached to name a few. It is so surprising as to how even if a rocket did not behave as they expected it, it can still be a successful test due to other data that they gathered from it.

This defiantly made me realise how much I love space and I am eagerly awaiting 2018 for the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope, the successor to the Hubble (named after the director of NASA during these Apollo missions).

If you are interested in space fight, or in what NASA does, then Project Apollo will give amazing insight into how NASA works and how we came to land on the moon.

4/5

Have you read Project Apollo: The Early Years? Do you agree with my review? Let me know your opinion in the comments below!

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