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By Richard Stachurski

ISBN-10: 1482527650

ISBN-13: 9781482527650

On July sixteen, 1969 at 8:27 am, Flight Director Cliff Charlesworth polled the flight controllers within the Houston challenge Operations keep an eye on Room inquiring for a last GO/NO-GO for the release of Apollo eleven. He ran via his checklist, “BOOSTER, how are you?” “We’re cross, FLIGHT.” “EECOM?” “GO, FLIGHT.” eventually he reached the 5th name out on his checklist, “NETWORK, you were given all of it? every little thing up?” “That’s affirmative, FLIGHT.” A twenty-eight 12 months outdated U.S. Air strength captain, liberal arts graduate, and background significant, sitting in a room jam-packed with bona fide rocket scientists, had simply dedicated a global community of monitoring stations, ships, and airplane to the profitable of completion of man’s first try and land on an extraterrestrial physique. sign up for Richard Stachurski for the experience alongside a very unlikely occupation direction that led him from an Air strength bunker in South Dakota to a project keep watch over room in Houston for a front-row seat to humanity’s first steps at the moon. persist with the trajectory of a challenge to house from pre-flight simulations throughout to the release and winning restoration of the workforce in a single of the main major missions in human heritage. examine Stachurski’s personal not likely direction from a Minuteman release bunker in South Dakota to Houston and NASA. although Stachurski had by no means even obvious a missile, not to mention introduced one, it used to be this event that led him to be known as for an interview with NASA, and eventually gave him a front-row seat for the lunar touchdown in 1969. Relive the event via candid, insider information of 1 of humanity’s maximum achievements—and, on a extra own point, of the limitless chances a existence can hold.

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