Flying to the Moon

An Astronaut's Story

Michael Collins

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In this entrancing account, space traveler Michael Collins recalls his early days as an Air Force test pilot, his astronaut training at NASA, and his unparalleled experiences in orbit, including the Apollo 11 mission, the first manned lunar landing. The final chapter to his autobiography, revised and updated for this edition, is an exciting and convincing argument in favor of mankind's continued exploration of our universe.
 
"Several astronauts have written about their experiences, but none so well as Michael Collins...This is just the book to give the child whose parents made Yeager and The Right Stuff best sellers."-The Washington Post Book World

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"Several astronauts have written about their experiences, but none so well as Michael Collins. . .This is just the book to give the child whose parents made Yeager and The Right Stuff best sellers." --The Washington Post Book World

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Michael Collins

Michael Collins flew in both the Gemini 10 and Apollo 11 space missions in the 1960s. He currently lives in South Florida.

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Flying to the Moon
An Astronaut's Story
Michael Collins

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Sunburst Paperbacks
April 1994
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780374423568
ISBN10: 0374423563
Young Adult Nonfiction
5 1/8 x 7 5/8 inches, 172 pages, Black-and-white photographs
Age Range: 10 to 14
Grade Range: 5 to 8
$9.99

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
April 2011
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429929479
ISBN10: 1429929472
Young Adult Nonfiction172 pages
Age Range: 12 and up
Grade Range: 7 and up
$7.12
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