Random House revealed the synopsis for Peter David's novelization of Transformers: Dark of the Moon which gives more glimpses into the upcoming film's plot:

"ONE SMALL STEP FOR MAN . . . RELATED: New Transformers Movie Is Coming from Creed 2 Director Steven Caple Jr.

All humankind was watching that fateful day in 1969. But only a handful knew the real mission behind America's triumph in space. Now the treacherous Decepticons have set their sights on unearthing government secrets. The only hope of averting a crisis rests on the Autobots-yet who knows what remains in the shadows, hidden from man and machine?"

The 400-page paperback book goes on sale May 24.