MoonShot Astronaut Families: Preface

A color photograph with a wise shot of the Apollo 15 lift-off. The Saturn V has just cleared the top of the support structure. "The tower is clear!"

“What was it like to walk on the moon?” My father* has heard that question thousands of times. I’ve heard it dozens of times, as his daughter. There is no quick, easy answer. The reality was rich and deep and complex, for each of the individuals who went to the moon. Moreover, the question overlooks […]