Lost in Outer Space

Lost in Outer Space

The Incredible Journey of Apollo 13

eBook - 2017 | First edition
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Documents the true story of the Apollo 13 moon mission, describing how an oxygen tank explosion halted their plans to land on the moon and challenged them to make it home alive in the face of near-impossible odds. Simultaneous eBook.

April 13, 1970: Two hundred thousand miles from Earth and counting, an explosion rips through Jim Lovell's spacecraft. The crippled ship hurtles toward the moon at three times the speed of sound, losing power and leaking oxygen into space.Lovell and his crew were two days from the dream of a lifetime - walking on the surface of moon. Now, they will count themselves lucky to set foot on Earth again.From "Houston, we've had a problem" to the final tense moments at Mission Control, Lost in Outer Space takes readers on the unbelievable journey of Apollo 13 and inside the minds of its famous and heroic astronauts. Complete with photographs of the crew and diagrams of the spacecraft, this is an up-close-and-personal look at one of the most thrilling survival stories of all time.

Publisher: New York : Scholastic Nonfiction, 2017
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 0545928176 (electronic bk.)
9780545928175 (electronic bk.)
Branch Call Number: eBOOK 629.454 OLS
Characteristics: text file,rda
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