Published: Jul 22, 2014 6:35 AM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla. - It's been 45 years since Neil Armstrong famously walked on the moon. The story of the space race is told in Marco Island author Tom William's book, "Surrounded by Thunder." William's book is a Florida book award gold medal winner. Tom sat down with WINK News This Morning anchor Rob Spicker to talk about his book.