The Moon Exhibition Book: A Celebration of our Celestial Neighbour
Marking the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s ‘small step’ this beautiful book explores people’s fascination with our only natural satellite. Published to coincide with Royal Museums Greenwich’s exhibition The Moon, immerse yourself in contemporary essays and fascinating images wrapped in a sleek design.
Introduction by Kevin Fewster, Director of Royal Museums Greenwich.
A Constant Companion explores why we started to observe the Moon.
Through the Lens reveals advancements in technology for observing details not visible with a naked eye.
Destination Moon explores how the moon was represented before humankind’s first landing 50 years ago.
For All Mankind? reflects on how our relationship with our closest cosmic companion continues to evolve.
Hardback: 256 pages, illustrated with 250 colour and black and white photographs
Published by Collins (27 June 2019)
Dimensions: 19.7 x 25.4 cm
“From the moment the first flint was flaked this landing was merely a matter of time” – ‘Moon Landing’, W. H. Auden“We came all this way to explore the Moon, and the most important thing is that we discovered the Earth.” – William Anders, NASA Astronaut, Apollo 8
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