Lost in Outer Space: The Incredible Journey of Apollo 13 by Tod OlsonLost in Outer Space: The Incredible Journey of Apollo 13 by Tod Olson

Lost in Outer Space: The Incredible Journey of Apollo 13

byTod Olson

Hardcover | January 31, 2017

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The incredible true story of the doomed moon mission that almost ended in disaster.

On April 11, 1970, the Apollo 13 space shuttle set off for the third intended American moon landing. Two days later and 200,000 miles from Earth, disaster struck when an oxygen tank exploded on board the spacecraft, leaving three astronauts with only one goal: to make it home alive.

From "Houston, we've had a problem" to the final tense moments at Mission Control, Lost in Outer Space takes readers along on the unbelievable journey of Apollo 13 and inside the minds of its famous and heroic astronauts, including legendary Commander Jim Lovell. Complete with photographs of the crew and diagrams of the spacecraft, this is an up close and personal look at one of the most thrilling survival stories of all time.

Tod Olson is the author of the "How to Get Rich" historical fiction series for kids, as well as numerous books for the school/ library and classroom markets. He has written for national magazines on the Columbine school shooting, homeless teens, the murder of Matthew Shepherd, and many other stories of interest to children and young ad...
Title:Lost in Outer Space: The Incredible Journey of Apollo 13Format:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 8.58 × 5.8 × 0.97 inPublished:January 31, 2017Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:054592815X

ISBN - 13:9780545928151


Editorial Reviews

Praise for Lost in the Pacific, 1942 (Lost #1):

* "A riveting, completely engrossing true survival story." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"Engaging... A great choice for collections." -- School Library Journal