Moon Lander: How We Developed the Apollo Lunar Module

Moon Lander: How We Developed the Apollo Lunar Module

by Thomas J. Kelly
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Moon Lander: How We Developed the Apollo Lunar Module 4.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Tom Kelly's story about the development of the Lunar Module is a great study of how these things got done during Project Apollo. I knew I wanted to read this book after the episode about Tom Kelly that was part of 'From The Earth to the Moon'. There is a great deal of detail here. You may learn enough about the cryogenic tanks to go build one yourself. In the beginning of the book is a list of acronyms. Unfortunately, you will need to refer to this list from time to time. Also, the book doesn't keep to a strictly chronological order which results in some repeated information. I'm recommending this book to my fellow space-nuts who like this kind of detail but not to those who might get turned off by a discussion of the type of metal used inside an electrical wire.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Tom Kelly's 'Moon Lander' provides the reader with very good insight into a portion of the Apollo lunar program. As Project Engineer for Grumman, he oversaw their effort to build the LM. Being a Grumman employee, one would expect a certain amount of chest thumping over Grumman's achievement. Surprisingly, Kelly is remarkably fair in his treatment of both Grumman and NASA. When necessary, he takes Grumman to task for mistakes (some his) made during the program.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is full of details that any Apollo buff would crave. Being an engineer, I thoroughly enjoyed this book. This book gets into the details of the making of the lander. It is this level of detail that separates it from the rest of the books already written on the subject.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This an't a skylander rp anymore! Whooop!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Oh wee -_-
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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