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Where No Man Has Gone Before A History of Apollo Lunar Exploration Missions

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ISBN-10: 1493625829

ISBN-13: 9781493625826

Edition: N/A

Authors: National Aeronautics Administration, William Compton

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The purpose of this book is only partly to record the engineering and scientific accomplishments of the men and women who made it possible for a human to step away from his home planet for the first time. It is primarily an attempt to show how scientists interested in the moon and engineers interested in landing people on the moon worked out their differences and conducted a program that was a major contribution to science as well as a stunning engineering accomplishment. When scientific requirements began to be imposed on manned space flight operations, hardly any aspect was unaffected. The choice of landing sites, the amount of scientific equipment that could be carried, and the weight of…    
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Book details

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 10/30/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 430
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.97" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

William Compton earned his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Vanderbilt University. Currently a Professor of Psychology at Middle Tennessee State University, he has taught a wide variety of classes including Introductory Psychology, Psychology of Adjustment, Abnormal Psychology, Theories of Counseling, Psychology of Happiness, and Introduction to Clinical Psychology. His research interests include health psychology, personality, and social psychology.