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Rocket! How a toy launched the space age

Author: Richard Maurer
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Traces the evolution of the rocket, including the lifelong work of American Robert Goddard to perfect a working rocket capable of reaching space.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Robert Hutchings Goddard; Robert Hutchings Goddard; Robert Hutchings Goddard
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Maurer
ISBN: 0517596288 9780517596289 0517596296 9780517596296
OCLC Number: 30593377
Description: 64 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Contents: An unpromising start --
Incident in a cherry tree --
Inventing rocket science --
The space race begins --
To earth orbit and beyond.
Responsibility: Richard Maurer.

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Traces the evolution of the rocket, including the lifelong work of American Robert Goddard to perfect a working rocket capable of reaching space.

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