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Apollo 23 was the 37th book in the BBC New Series Adventures range.

It was notable for not just being the first Eleventh Doctor NSA book, but actually the first Eleventh Doctor book to be released. It is also Amy Pond's first appearance in the NSA series.

It was written by Justin Richards and published on 22 April 2010.

Publisher's summary Edit

"Houston – we have a problem."

An astronaut in full spacesuit appears out of thin air in a busy shopping centre. Maybe it's a publicity stunt.

A photo shows an immaculately-dressed woman in her best shoes lying dead at the edge of a crater on the dark side of the moon – beside her beloved dog 'Poochie'. Maybe it's a hoax.

But as the Doctor and Amy find out, these are just minor events in a sinister plan to take over every human being on earth. The plot centres on a secret military base on the moon – that's where Amy and the TARDIS are.

The Doctor is back on Earth, and without the TARDIS there's no way he can get to the moon to save Amy and defeat the aliens.

Or is there? The Doctor discovers one last great secret that could save humanity: Apollo 23.

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Notes Edit

  • There was some initial confusion over the title of this book, as some media coverage, including Doctor Who Magazine, used the erroneous title Apollo 13.
  • This story was also released as an ebook available from the Amazon Kindle store.

Continuity Edit

Rory is not with The Doctor or Amy, placing it before Victory Of The Daleks or after his erasure in the time crack in Cold Blood and before his return in The Pandorica Opens

Audio release Edit

  • The story was released as an audiobook on 6x CD read by James Albrecht.

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