How to Find the Apollo Landing Sites

How to Find the Apollo Landing Sites

by James L. Chen

Paperback(2014)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319064550
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 06/05/2014
Series: The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series
Edition description: 2014
Pages: 253
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

James Chen is retired from the Department of the Navy and Federal Aviation Administration where he worked as a Radar and Surveillance Systems Engineer. A guest lecturer at local Washington DC/Northern Virginia/Maryland astronomy clubs on amateur astronomy topics of eyepiece design and optical filters, he wrote a short Astronomy Magazine article on Dobsonian telescope design November 1989 and served as a sales consultant to two Washington DC area telescope stores for over 30 years.

Adam Chen is Program Manager of media support for NASA Headquarters in Washington DC. He was creator and executive producer of major NASA publications including the book and web-book application documenting the history of the Space Shuttle Program “Celebrating 30 Years of the Space Shuttle Program”. Adam Chen is former Program Manager of media support for NASA Headquarters in Washington DC. He is creator and executive producer of major NASA publications, including the book and web-book application documenting the history of the Space Shuttle Program “Celebrating 30 Years of the Space Shuttle Program”. Currently Adam works as Program Manager at Plan it Advertising in Baltimore, MD.

Table of Contents

Forward.- Introduction.- What You Need to Know About the Moon.- What You Need to Know About Telescopes.- Apollo 11.- Apollo 12.- Apollo 13.- Apollo 14.- Apollo 15.- Apollo 16.- Apollo 17.- Ranger.- Surveyor.- Crash Sites of Saturn Third Stage and LM Ascent Stages.- The Moon, Mars, and the Future.- Acknowledgements.- NASA Abbreviations.- Recommended Reading.- Author's Telescope and Camera Equipment.- Basic Telescope Calculations.- Bibliography.- Author and Graphics Designer Biography.- Index.

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