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Flying to the moon : an astronaut's story / Michael Collins.

Collins, Michael, 1930- (author.). Collins, Michael, 1930- Carrying the fire. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Mahnomen Public Library J 921 COL (Text) 33500013074133 New Available -
Moorhead Public Library J 921 COL (Text) 33500013074141 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0374312028
  • ISBN: 9780374312022
  • Physical Description: 207 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: Third edition.
  • Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Revised and updated edition for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing" -- Cover.
"This book is based in part on Carrying the fire, c1974 by Michael Collins"--Title page verso.
Summary, etc.:
Astronaut Michael Collins adds a revised chapter to the extraordinary story of his training and participation in the Gemini 10 and Apollo 11 flights.
Awards Note:
A CBC/NSTA Outstanding Trade Book for Children; A Library of Congress Children's Book of the Year.
Author Notes

Michael Collins flew in both the Gemini 10 and the Apollo 11 space missions in the 1960s. After retiring from NASA in 1970, he became director of the National Air and Space Museum until 1978, when he became undersecretary of the Smithsonian Institution. He currently lives in South Florida.

Subject: Collins, Michael, 1930- > Juvenile literature.
Space flight to the moon > Juvenile literature.
Astronauts > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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