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Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with books that are out of this world.

History was made on 20 July 1969, with 'one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind'. But long before Commander Neil Armstrong and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin set foot on the moon, Jules Verne and H. G. Wells imagined journeying to the orb in the sky as early as 1865 and 1901. Now a new space age is dawning as we ponder the future of spaceflight and imagine what it would be like to live in the first city on the moon. Here are some books to propel you moon-wards.

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