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The Race to the Moon

By Jim Ottaviani; Zander Cannon (Illustrator); Kevin Cannon (Illustrator)

Aladdin Paperbacks, Hardcover, 9781416986829, 124pp.

Publication Date: May 19, 2009


What happens when you take two global superpowers, dozens of daring pilots, thousands of engineers and scientists, and then point them at the night sky and say "Go "?
The whole world Followed the countdown to sending the first men to the moon. "T-Minus: The Race to the Moon" is the story of the people who made it happen, both in the rockets and behind the scenes.

About the Author
Jim Ottaviani ("Feynman", "Primates") is the world s preeminent writer of comics and graphic novels about science. Notable works include a biography of Niels Bohr and the fast-paced tale of the desperate lives of early paleontologists and "T-Minus: The Race to the Moon", from Aladdin books. He has worked as a nuclear engineer and is currently employed as a reference librarian in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Illustrator Kevin Cannon has worked for clients ranging from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to DC Comics, collaborating on such titles as The Replacement God and Smax and winning two Eisners for their work on Top 10.