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Sally Ride and the shuttle missions

Author: Andrew Langley
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Heinemann Raintree, [2016]
Series: Adventures in space (Chicago, Illinois); Heinemann infosearch.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Join Sally Ride on her journey aboard the Space Shuttle! This book examines the extraordinary life of the first female US astronaut in space, from her early life to using a robotic arm in space. Find out about other female astronauts and their achievements. Understand the rigorous training that astronauts undergo and how they prepare for a journey into the unknown."--
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Sally Ride; Sally Ride; Sally Ride
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Langley
ISBN: 9781484625163 1484625161 9781484625217 1484625218
OCLC Number: 900564540
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Into space --
A talented girl --
Training to be an astronaut --
What was space like? --
Working in space --
Returning to Earth --
What did the space shuttle programme achieve? --
What next?
Series Title: Adventures in space (Chicago, Illinois); Heinemann infosearch.
Responsibility: Andrew Langley.

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"Join Sally Ride on her journey aboard the Space Shuttle! This book examines the extraordinary life of the first female US astronaut in space, from her early life to using a robotic arm in space. Find out about other female astronauts and their achievements. Understand the rigorous training that astronauts undergo and how they prepare for a journey into the unknown."--

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