Join astronaut Irwin for the ultimate adventure! As much a spiritual journey for Irwin as a scientific undertaking, his 1971 trip to the moon made history. In this vivid memoir, he recounts his boyhood, work as a test pilot, survival of a near-fatal crash, astronaut training, and his once-in-a-lifetime mission to Earth's satellite where God's loving presence filled the lunar landscape. Ages 10 to 12. 46 pages, hardcover.
When astronaut James Irwin gazed at the "blue planet," his home, from the moon in 1971, he realized that the experience was drawing him closer to the God of his youth. After the flight, Irwin realized "the power of God was working in me and I was possessed by a growing feeling that God did have a new mission for me."
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