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5 edition of Falling to Earth found in the catalog.

Falling to Earth

an Apollo 15 astronaut"s journey

by Al Worden

  • 15 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Smithsonian Books in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space flight to the moon,
  • Project Apollo (U.S.),
  • Astronauts,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAl Worden with Francis French
    ContributionsFrench, Francis
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL789.85.W67 A3 2011
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationxii, 300 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24808533M
    ISBN 10158834309X
    ISBN 109781588343093
    LC Control Number2011003440

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Falling Through the Earth is the winner of the Michener-Copernicus Society of America Award for The story is told by the daughter of a Vietnam War veteran and is about his experiences in Vietnam as a "tunnel rat" and how those experiences impacted him and her relationship with her dad/5.

Falling Through the Earth is tender and tough, harrowing and triumphant.” —Jeanette Walls, author of The Glass Castle “Like the fearless father she takes after, Danielle Trussoni tunnels at her story from both ends: Through the rabbit hole of childhood, she explores a tumultuous by: 2.

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Falling to Earth: An Apollo 15 Astronaut's Journey to the Moon During the return from the moon to earth he also conducted the first spacewalk in deep space, becoming the first human ever to see both the entire earth and moon simply by turning his head.

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