By David M. Harland

In July 1969 the ‘amiable strangers’ that made up the workforce of the old Apollo eleven flight effectively completed the 1st manned lunar touchdown. a number of months later, 3 shut acquaintances trigger on a good tougher project. freed from the weight of creating historical past, the Apollo 12 astronauts have been decided to actually get pleasure from their adventure whereas taking good care of enterprise. this is often the tale in their challenge, instructed mostly of their personal phrases. Their exploits and accomplishments confirmed how conservative the inaugural venture were. With its moonwalks, deployment of the 1st geophysical station at the Moon, and geological sampling, Apollo 12 did what many had was hoping will be accomplished via the 1st males to land at the Moon. The Apollo 12 project additionally spectacularly validated the precision touchdown strength required for fulfillment in destiny lunar floor explorations. as well as authentic files, released ahead of and after the project, APOLLO 12 – at the OCEAN OF STORMS attracts at the flight transcript and post-mission debriefing to recreate the drama.

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