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    • First Man

    • The Life of Neil A. Armstrong
    • By: James R. Hansen
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Bobb
    • Length: 16 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 84

    When Apollo 11 touched down on the Moon’s surface in 1969, the first man on the Moon became a legend. In First Man, author James R. Hansen explores the life of Neil Armstrong. Based on over 50 hours of interviews with the intensely private Armstrong, who also gave Hansen exclusive access to private documents and family sources, this "magnificent panorama of the second half of the American twentieth century" (Publishers Weekly, starred review) is an unparalleled biography of an American icon.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not really 'unabridged'

    • By A Reader on 06-06-18

    Regular price: $28.34

    • Truth, Lies, and O-Rings

    • Inside the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster
    • By: Allan J. McDonald, James R. Hansen - contributor
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Yen
    • Length: 26 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    On a cold January morning in 1986, NASA launched the Space Shuttle Challenger, despite warnings against doing so by many individuals including Allan McDonald. The fiery destruction of Challenger on live television moments after launch remains an indelible image in the nation's collective memory. In Truth, Lies, and O-Rings, McDonald, a skilled engineer and executive, relives the tragedy from where he stood at Launch Control Center. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great look into what happened

    • By Daniel L Carmony on 08-16-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • First Man

    • The Life of Neil A. Armstrong
    • By: James R. Hansen
    • Narrated by: Boyd Gaines
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 186
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122

    In a penetrating exploration of American hero worship, Hansen addresses the complex legacy of the First Man, as an astronaut and as an individual. In First Man, the personal, technological, epic, and iconic blend to form the portrait of a great but reluctant hero who will forever be known as history's most famous space traveler.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not great, but pretty good

    • By Tim on 12-13-06

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Aufbruch zum Mond

    • Neil Armstrong - Die autorisierte Biografie
    • By: James R. Hansen
    • Narrated by: Frank Arnold
    • Length: 17 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Am 21. Juli 1969 hält die Welt den Atem an: Neil Armstrong setzt als erster Mensch seinen Fuß auf den Mond. So berühmt Armstrong dadurch wurde, so wortkarg und scheu trat er in der Öffentlichkeit auf. James Hansen gewährte er erstmals exklusiven Zugang zu privaten Dokumenten und persönlichen Quellen. Von Armstrongs Kindheit bis zum unfassbaren Ruhm durch die Apollo-11-Mission und Armstrongs Beteiligung an der Untersuchung der Challenger-Katastrophe - First Man erzählt das Leben eines Mannes, dessen "kleiner Schritt" Geschichte schrieb.
     

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    Regular price: $29.58