"How do we know about the select band of astronauts who traveled to the Moon? How were they selected and what happened to them? This book shows how we know about the astronauts and their experiences from primary and other sources. It includes information on some historical detective work that has taken place, using documentary and oral evidence, that has enabled historians to piece together fascinating information about these unique space pioneers"-- Provided by publisher.
Includes bibliographical references (page 62) and index.
"The eagle has landed" -- Who were the first men on the moon? -- How did the astronauts get there? -- Reaching the moon -- Who were the other lunar astronauts? -- Who trained to go to the moon? -- What did the lunar astronauts achieve?