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To rise from earth : an easy-to-understand guide to space flight

Author: Wayne Lee
Publisher: New York, NY : Facts on File, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Illustrated exploration of the history and technology of spaceflight providing an introduction to orbits and rockets, a look at orbital mechanics, a discussion of how to perform space maneuvers, the stories of the race to the moon and the space shuttle, and an overview of future missions to Mars and other planets.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne Lee
ISBN: 0816033536 9780816033539
OCLC Number: 33166426
Notes: "Produced by the To Rise From Earth Project in collaboration with the Flat Satellite Society. This is version 4alpha"--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Description: 309 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Entering space --
Above the clouds --
Dancing in the dark --
Moonstruck --
Final frontiers --
Invading Mars.
Responsibility: Wayne Lee.

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Provides an overview of the history and technology of space flight, summarizes the Apollo and Space Shuttle programs, and looks ahead to possible Mars missions.  Read more...

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