Rocket power: early dreams of space travel -- First in space: the dawn of the space age -- The race begins: the Soviet Union leads in space exploration -- America catches up: the early years of the Apollo program -- Destination: Moon: The Apollo 11 spacecraft -- We have lift-off! Apollo 11 leaves Earth's orbit -- Touchdown: Apollo 11 lands on the Moon -- One giant leap: human beings walk on the moon -- Mission accomplished: Apollo 11 returns safely to Earth -- The end of Apollo: the final years of the Moon missions -- What happened next? Events after the Apollo program.
"Watch the space race unfold as the United States and the Soviet Union compete to be the first to conquer space. Lift off with Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins as Apollo 11 is launched on its mission to put men on the moon. Discover how the astronauts eat, drink and sleep as they experience this most amazing journey. Follow the Apollo 11 expedition stage by stage, and read about the many true-life adventures of its astronauts." -- Page  of cover.