Book Cover of Shoot for the Moon: The Space Race and the Extraordinary Voyage of Apollo 11 by James Donovan
Astronomy & Space Science

Shoot for the Moon: The Space Race and the Extraordinary Voyage of Apollo 11

Learn why NASA astronaut Mike Collins calls this extraordinary space race story “the best book on Apollo”: this inspiring and intimate ode to ingenuity celebrates one of the most daring feats in human history.

When the alarm went off forty thousand feet above the moon’s surface, both astronauts looked down at the computer to see 1202 flashing on the readout. Neither of them knew what it meant, and time was running out . . . […Learn More]