2979 Days to the MoonBook - 2018
"In 1961, President John F. Kennedy announced that the United States would try to land a man on the Moon by the end of the decade. During the two thousand, nine hundred and seventy-nine days that followed his speech, eighteen astronauts climbed into spaceships; three of them died before even leaving the ground. Eight rockets soared into space. And four hundred thousand people--engineers, technicians, scientists, mathematicians, and machinists--joined Project Apollo in hopes of making the dream a reality"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Atlanta : Peachtree, 
Edition: First edition.
Characteristics: 144 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm