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Carrying the fire : an astronaut's journeys / Michael Collins ; foreword by Charles A. Lindbergh.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0374537763
  • ISBN: 9780374537760
  • Physical Description: xxxi, 478 pages, 33 pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Edition: 50th anniversary edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Preface to the 2019 edition copyright @2019 by Michael Collins".
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
The years that have passed since Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins piloted the Apollo 11 spacecraft to the moon in July 1969 have done nothing to alter the fundamental wonder of the event: man reaching the moon remains one of the great events--technical and spiritual--of our lifetime. In Carrying the Fire, Collins conveys, in a very personal way, the drama, beauty, and humor of that adventure. He also traces his development from his first flight experiences in the air force, through his days as a test pilot, to his Apollo 11 voyage, presenting an evocative picture of the joys of flight as well as a new perspective on time, light, and movement from someone who has seen the fragile earth from the other side of the moon. --back cover.
Subject: Collins, Michael, 1930-
Project Apollo (U.S.)
Apollo 11 (Spacecraft)
Astronauts > United States > Biography.
Collins, Michael, 1930-
Apollo 11 (Spacecraft)
Project Apollo (U.S.)
Astronauts.
United States.
Genre: Autobiographies.
Biography.
Autobiographies.