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Something funny happened on the way to the moon

Author: Sara W Howard
Publisher: Durham, CT : Strategic Book Publishing, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"In Something Funny Happened on the Way to the Moon, we finally hear about Apollo from the Earthly perspective. Howard tells us what it was like for the 400,000 people on the ground who together built the largest and most powerful rocket in history. Though the astronauts themselves were, of course, important to the mission, this story looks beyond the glitz and glamour of the stars and honors the men and women who  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Sara L Howard
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sara W Howard
ISBN: 9781609110635 1609110633
OCLC Number: 667252084
Description: xvi, 106 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Dad's rockets --
About Sara --
Sneak peak at Michoud --
First look --
About the Saturn V --
Boeing today --
Meeting everyone --
The ladies room --
The crawfish --
Testing to stages --
Two contractors and the water wars --
The wonderful Seattle folks --
Marlee saved my life --
Engineering the panties --
The jerk --
The dinner --
Suing Louisiana --
Trapped in the men's room --
My terror --
The couple --
Our stages and their missions --
A devastating explosion --
The Moon --
Journey to Chrysler --
On duty, the best in the world --
Apollo 11 --
The souvenir question --
Very funny --
Personal friend to the Apollo astronauts --
Coming to a close --
My flying career --
Submarines and sailing --
What I have learned.
Responsibility: by Sara Howard.

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"In Something Funny Happened on the Way to the Moon, we finally hear about Apollo from the Earthly perspective. Howard tells us what it was like for the 400,000 people on the ground who together built the largest and most powerful rocket in history. Though the astronauts themselves were, of course, important to the mission, this story looks beyond the glitz and glamour of the stars and honors the men and women who made this vast program a reality."--Page 4 of cover.

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