8 Space Books to Read Before You See First Man

Go up, up, and away into the far reaches of the universe.

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Buy Moon Shot at Amazon

Moon Shot

By Alan Shepard and Deke Slayton

Buy Challenger: An American Tragedy at Amazon

Challenger: An American Tragedy

By Hugh Harris

Buy Return to Earth at Amazon

Return to Earth

By Buzz Aldrin

Buy Thirteen at Amazon


By Henry S. F. Cooper Jr.

Buy X-15 Diary at Amazon

X-15 Diary

By Richard Tregaskis

Buy Packing for Mars at Amazon

Packing for Mars

By Mary Roach