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Space race : the mission, the men, the moon

Author: Tom McGowen
Publisher: Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, 2009.
Series: America's living history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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"Discusses the United States' role in the space race in the 1960s, including the beginning of NASA, early space exploration, and the first moon landing by American astronauts"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tom McGowen
ISBN: 9780766029101 0766029107
OCLC Number: 184906294
Description: 128 pages illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Dream of visiting the Moon --
Weapon that became a spacecraft --
America begins its space program --
Solving the problems of a Moon landing --
"Moon race" begins --
Checking out the Moon --
First man on the Moon --
Earthlings on the Moon --
Dream that came true --
Return to the Moon.
Series Title: America's living history.
Responsibility: Tom McGowen.
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"Discusses the United States' role in the space race in the 1960s, including the beginning of NASA, early space exploration, and the first moon landing by American astronauts"--Provided by publisher.

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A nice addition to any fans of space.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-11-19) Good Permalink

     This book has amazing pictures and is easy to read.  There are interesting facts in it; good for research.

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