By Alan Shepard and Deke Slayton, with introduction by Neil Armstrong
First edition of the story of the moon landing, signed by astronauts Alan Shepard and James Lovell.
Fine in like dust jacket.
"As they looked through their helmet visors in wonder, the lifeless face of the moon rushed towards them."
The science, labor, and training that went into the 1969 moon landing, "a once-in-a-lifetime moment when all humankind was united in awe and triumph" (jacket), is documented in this title by the men who participated. This copy is signed by Alan Shepard, co-author and first American in space, and Jim Lovell, commander of the Apollo 13 mission.
Atlanta: Turner Publishing, Inc, (1994). Full title: Moon Shot: The Inside Story of America's Race to the Moon 9'' x 6''. Original blue boards with silver lettering. Original pictorial dust jacket, unclipped ($21.95), designed by Elaine Streithof. Grey endpapers. Black-and-white pictorial title page with black-and-white illustrations throughout. 384 pages. Signed by Alan Shepard and James Lovell to title page. Mild bumping to spine ends. A sharp, clean copy.
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