Astronauts Jim Lovell, Jack Swigert, and Fred Haise blasted off for the Moon on April 11, 1970. But after a disastrous explosion damaged their spacecraft, the three men had only one goal: to get back home safely. This informational text makes space travel exciting and accessible for younger readers and features illustrations, photographs, a map, and additional “story behind the story” facts.
This book is part of Steppingstone’s “Totally True Adventures” series for young readers at Random House Books. Author Weidner Zoehfeld graduated from U-M with her master’s degree in 1977.