1969 - Landing on the Moon

A crazy bet turned into reality.

20th July 1969: the most incredible of companies is crowned with complete success. With one small step for man but one giant leap for mankind, Neil Armstrong steps on the Moon for the first time, after a journey of three days and almost half a million kilometres, and eight intense years of preparations, obstacles, victories. Here are those exciting moments, from the feverish development of the mission, to the historic moon landing, to the dangerous return to Earth, narrated from the point of view of a protagonist: one of the three Apollo 11 astronauts.

  • How astronauts managed to travel to the moon, walk on its surface and return home safe and sound!

  • Published 50 years after the moon landing, the story of the greatest feat in human history.

 

GENRE Historical
CATEGORY 7+
FIRST PUBLISHER Edizioni El (Italy), 2019

CHRISTIAN HILL

Christian was born in Milan to an Italian mother and German father. He studied aeronautical engineering and has worked in role-playing games, journalism, IT and photography. He lives in Milan with his wife, two daughters and dog. Parachute jumping is not something he’s ever contemplated as he’s afraid of heights.