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America's journeys into space : the astronauts of the United States

Author: Anthony J Cipriano; William Joffe Numeroff
Publisher: New York : Wanderer Books, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents biographical sketches of American astronauts from Alan Shepard to Vance Brand and discusses the various space programs in which these men have participated.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony J Cipriano; William Joffe Numeroff
ISBN: 0671330330 9780671330330 0671330209 9780671330200
OCLC Number: 4775343
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 212 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Prologue: The continuation of the dream --
Project Mercury: Alan Bartlett Shephard, Jr.: Mercury-Redstone 3: The flight of freedom 7 --
Virgil Ivan Grissom: Mercury-Redstone 4: The saga of liberty bell 7 --
John Herschel Glenn, Jr.: Mercury-Atlas 6: The glory of friendship 7 --
Donald Kent Slayton: The case of Deke Slayton --
Malcolm Scott Carpenter: Mercury-Atlas 7: The flight of aurora 7 --
Walter Marty Schirra, Jr.: Mercury-Atlas 8: The textbook flight of Sigma 7 --
Leroy Gordon Cooper, Jr.: Mercury-Atlas 9: Faith 7 fulfills a promise.
Responsibility: portraits by William Joffe Numeroff ; text by Anthony J. Cipriano ; foreword by Gordon Cooper.

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Presents biographical sketches of American astronauts from Alan Shepard to Vance Brand and discusses the various space programs in which these men have participated.

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