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Pioneers in astronomy and space exploration

Author: Michael Anderson
Publisher: New York : Britannica Educational Pub. in association with Rosen Educational Services, 2013.
Series: Inventors and innovators.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Readers chronicle the lives of individuals positioned at the vanguard of astronomical discovery, laying the groundwork for space exploration past, present, and yet to come. --from publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Anderson
ISBN: 9781615306954 1615306951
OCLC Number: 779606894
Target Audience: Grade 7 to 8.
Description: 141 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Eudoxus of Cnidus --
Aristotle --
Aristarchus of Samos --
Hipparchus --
Ptolemy --
Nicolaus Copernicus --
Tycho Brahe --
Galileo --
Johannes Kepler --
Gian Domenico Cassini --
Christiaan Huygens --
Isaac Newton --
Edmond Halley --
William Herschel --
Pierre-Simon Laplace --
John Herschel --
Konstantin Tsiolkovsky --
Robert H. Goddard --
Edwin Powell Hubble --
Hermann Oberth --
Jan Hendrik Oort --
Gerard Peter Kuiper --
Wernher von Braun --
James A. Van Allen --
John H. Glenn, Jr. --
Alan B. Shepard, Jr. --
Buzz Aldrin --
Neil Armstrong --
John W. Young --
Michael Collins --
Edward H. White II --
Yury Gagarin --
Aleksey Arkhipovich Leonov --
Valentina Tereshkova --
Robert Laurel Crippen --
Christa Corrigan McAuliffe --
Sally Ride.
Series Title: Inventors and innovators.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Anderson.

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Readers chronicle the lives of individuals positioned at the vanguard of astronomical discovery, laying the groundwork for space exploration past, present, and yet to come. --from publisher description.

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