Apollo 13
Score: 4.5
From 35 Ratings

Apollo 13


  • Author: James Lovell & Jeffrey Kluger
  • Release Date : 2006-02-20
  • Genre: United States
  • File Size: 20599977 Bytes


In April 1970, during the glory days of the Apollo space program, NASA sent Navy Captain Jim Lovell and two other astronauts on America's fifth mission to the moon. Only fifty-five hours into the flight of Apollo 13, disaster struck: a mysterious explosion rocked the ship, and soon its oxygen and power began draining away. Written with all the color and drama of the best fiction, APOLLO 13 (previously published as Lost Moon) tells the full story of the moon shot that almost ended in catastrophe. Minutes after the explosion, the three astronauts are forced to abandon the main ship for the lunar module, a tiny craft designed to keep two men alive for just two days. As the hours tick away, the narrative shifts from the crippled spacecraft to Mission Con...

A Curious Mind
Score: 3
From 71 Ratings

A Curious Mind


  • Author: Brian Grazer & Charles Fishman
  • Release Date : 2015-04-07
  • Genre: Management & Leadership
  • File Size: 2306954 Bytes


#1 New York Times bestselling author and Oscar–winning producer Brian Grazer has written a brilliantly entertaining and eye-opening exploration of curiosity and the life-changing effects it can have on every person’s life.From Academy Award–winning producer Brian Grazer, New York Times bestseller A Curious Mind offers a brilliant peek into the “curiosity conversations” that inspired him to create some of the world’s most iconic movies and television shows. He shows how curiosity has been the “secret” that fueled his rise as one of Hollywood’s leading producers and creative visionaries, and how all of us can channel its power to lead bigger and more rewarding lives.Grazer has spent most of his life exploring curiosity through what he...

Apollo 13
Score: 4
From 23 Ratings

Apollo 13


  • Author : Jim Lovell
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0618619585


Apollo 13 Book Description :

Recounts the four-day ordeal of Apollo 13 astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert and the dramatic struggle to bring back to Earth the tiny lunar module spacecraft into which they were forced to retreat when their main ship was damaged. Reprint....

Apollo 13

Apollo 13


  • Author : Michael D. Cole
  • Publisher : Enslow Pub Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0894905422


Apollo 13 Book Description :

Planned as the third U.S. mission to the moon and fated to become a major space emergency, the flight of Apollo 13 was a struggle for survival against the cold and emptiness of outer space. Give your readers an unforgettable look at this mission....

Apollo 13
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Apollo 13


  • Author : United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Publisher : Collectors Guide Pub
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1896522556


Apollo 13 Book Description :

One of NASA’s truly great historical moments is recreated through these original documents....

Danger in Space

Danger in Space


  • Author : Henry M. Holden
  • Publisher : Enslow Publishing, LLC
  • Release Date : 2012-07-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780766043626


Danger in Space Book Description :

Soaring through space at 25,000 per hour, Apollo 13 was on course for the Moon. Suddenly, the three astronauts aboard the spacecraft heard a loud bang. A strong vibration rumbled through the crew cabin. There had been an explosion in the oxygen tank. More than 200,000 miles from Earth, Apollo 13 was in grave danger. The astronauts had planned to land on the Moon, but now they had a new mission: survival. Author Henry M. Holden delivers the gripping details of how three astronauts, with the help of NASA scientists on Earth, turned a story of disaster into one of triumph....

Avoid Being on Apollo 13

Avoid Being on Apollo 13


  • Author : Ian Graham
  • Publisher : Salariya Publishers
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Astronauts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1904194567


Avoid Being on Apollo 13 Book Description :

"Avoid Being on Apollo 13!" is an ideal text for shared and guided reading for Key Stage 2 pupils within the framework of the National Literacy Strategy. It tells the story of the American astronauts who set out on the voyage of a lifetime in 1970 to land on the moon. After months of practice, they blasted off from Earth to the cheers of bystanders, but things took a turn for the worse and they had to face up to the perils of space travel. The cartoon-style illustrations and the narrative approach encourage readers to get emotionally involved with the characters and to follow the story from the safety of Planet Earth and into outer space. Will the astronauts make it back again? The book features handy hints and informative captions to keep you alive ...

The Apollo 13 Mission

The Apollo 13 Mission


  • Author : Donald B. Lemke
  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0736868712


The Apollo 13 Mission Book Description :

In graphic novel format, tells the story of the ill-fated Apollo 13 mission and how the crew and mission control handled the in-flight crisis....

The Apollo 13 Misson

The Apollo 13 Misson


  • Author : Judy L. Hasday
  • Publisher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release Date : 1999-12
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780791053102


The Apollo 13 Misson Book Description :

Describes the ill fated flight of Apollo 13 when an explosion forced the crew to abandon plans for a lunar landing and embark on a dangerous journey back to Earth....

Apollo 13  Totally True Adventures

Apollo 13 Totally True Adventures


  • Author : Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
  • Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2015-03-24
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385391276


Apollo 13 Totally True Adventures Book Description :

Could you survive an outer-space disaster? Aspiring astronauts and young explorers will love this out-of-this-world Totally True Adventure. Astronauts Jim Lovell, Jack Swigert, and Fred Haise blasted off for the Moon on April 11, 1970. But after a disastrous explosion damaged their spacecraft, the three men had only one goal: to get back home safely. This informational text makes space travel exciting and accessible for younger readers and features illustrations, photographs, a map, and additional Story Behind the Story facts. Perfect for readers of the I Survived series and the Who Was series, Totally True Adventures are captivating nonfiction stories with not-to-be-missed bonus content....

Apollo 13

Apollo 13


  • Author : Gail Herman
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0448411172


Apollo 13 Book Description :

Recounts American-Russian competion in space from Sputnik to Apollo 13...

Lost Moon
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Lost Moon


  • Author : Captain James A Lovell
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: Space vehicle accidents
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105019377469


Lost Moon Book Description :

The untold story of the American moon shot that almost ended in a fatal catastrophe, told by the flight's commander, offers a chronicle of courage, heroism, and adventure....