"Very few of us flew to the moon, and the stories we brought back with us are special, treasured, and unique. Al is both a pilot and a poet, and his honest portrayal of our exhilarating adventures will move and excite a whole new generation."
Buzz Aldrin, Gemini 12 and Apollo 11 astronaut, author of "Magnificent Desolation: The Long Journey Home from the Moon
With the assistance of space historian French (co-author: "In the Shadow of the Moon: A Challenging Journey to Tranquility, 1965-1969," 2007, etc.), astronaut Worden, commander of the Apollo 15 module, writes that "it is time to...set the record straight" about the scandal that ended his career in space flight.The author flew under Colonel Dave Scott with Jim Irwin on the successful 1971 NASA trip to the Moon. When they returned to Earth, the crew found themselves in the midst of a scandal, accused of being paid to take souvenir items into space. Although they denied this, they were groundedrshow more