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Manned spaceflight

Author: Erik Gregersen
Publisher: New York, NY : Britannica Educational Pub. in association with Rosen Educational Services, 2010.
Series: Explorer's guide to the universe.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Our Search for knowledge about the universe has been remarkable, heartbreaking, fantastical, and inspiring, and this search is just beginning. Manned Spaceflight is part of a 7 book series that takes readers through a virtual time warp of our discovery. From the nascent space programs of the 1960's to today's space tourism and the promise of distant planet colonization, readers will be transfixed. Throughout this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Juvenile works
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Manned spaceflight.
New York, NY : Britannica Educational Pub. in association with Rosen Educational Services, 2010
(DLC) 2009023566
(OCoLC)406945407
Material Type: Biography, Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Erik Gregersen
ISBN: 9781615300396 1615300392
OCLC Number: 458284541
Description: 1 online resource (206 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: BOOK COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1 PRECURSORS IN FICTION AND FACT; CHAPTER 2 SPACEFLIGHT BEGINS; CHAPTER 3 THE RACE TO THE MOON; CHAPTER 4 THE SPACE SHUTTLE PROGRAM; CHAPTER 5 SPACE STATIONS; CHAPTER 6 FUTURE DIRECTIONS; CHAPTER 7 HUMANS IN SPACE; CHAPTER 8 AMERICAN ASTRONAUTS; CHAPTER 9 SOVIET AND RUSSIAN COSMONAUTS; CHAPTER 10 INTERNATIONAL ASTRONAUTS AND SPACEFLIGHT PARTICIPANTS; APPENDIX: ACHIEVEMENTS IN SPACE; GLOSSARY; FOR FURTHER READING; INDEX.
Series Title: Explorer's guide to the universe.
Responsibility: edited by Erik Gregersen.
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Our Search for knowledge about the universe has been remarkable, heartbreaking, fantastical, and inspiring, and this search is just beginning. Manned Spaceflight is part of a 7 book series that takes readers through a virtual time warp of our discovery. From the nascent space programs of the 1960's to today's space tourism and the promise of distant planet colonization, readers will be transfixed. Throughout this journey of the mind, Earth-bound explorers gain keen insight into the celestial phenomena that have fascinated humans for centuries. Thrilling narratives about indefatigable scientifi.

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