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For All Mankind
Between December 1968 and December 1972, twenty-four men captured the imagination of the world as they voyaged to the moon. For All Mankind presents a dramatic, engrossing, and comprehensive account of what President John F. Kennedy called "the most hazardous and dangerous and greatest adventure on which man has ever embarked." Based on exclusive interviews with the Apollo ...more
(first published October 1988)
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Of the 24 men who went into lunar orbit between 1968 and 1972, 12 of them actually set foot on the moon. This is an anthology of these momentous occasions as related by the Apollo astronauts themselves during recent interviews in which they reflect on their thoughts, anxieties, excitement and initial sensations. The book is divided into four sections which compare the unique experiences of each mission - "Go for the Moon" relates the build-up to, and the voyage from, launch to orbit; "Men Walk o ...more
Harry Hurt III has worked for Newsweek and Texas Monthly and contributed to Sports Illustrated, Esquire and Playboy.More about Harry Hurt III...