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Sputnik : the first satellite

Author: Heather Feldman
Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : English : 1st ed
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Describes the launch of the first space satellite by the Soviet Union in 1957.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Feldman
ISBN: 082396244X 9780823962440
OCLC Number: 48399281
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 24 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 x 26 cm.
Contents: The space race --
Russia'sfirst win --
What is a satellite? --
Launching a satellite --
Early rockets --
Facts about Sputnik --
The world reacts to Sputnik --
America's reaction to Sputnik --
Modern-day satellites --
The future of space exploration.
Responsibility: Heather Feldman.

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Describes the launch of the first space satellite by the Soviet Union in 1957.

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