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Above and beyond : NASA's journey to tomorrow

Author: Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich; Rory Kennedy
Publisher: New York : Feiwel and Friends, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Since NASA was established in 1958, it has landed rovers on distant planets and launched telescopes deep into space, all so that we can look back to the beginning of time. Through stunning images provided by NASA and fascinating sidebars and profiles of lesser known contributors to the NASA program, young space fans will learn how NASA started, how it faced challenges along the way, how much it has achieved, and how  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Informational works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich; Rory Kennedy
ISBN: 9781250308467 1250308461
OCLC Number: 1036107312
Description: 153 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: It's on --
A look in the mirror --
Separate and more than equal to the task --
Losing luster --
"Star wars" and seeing stars --
World peace ... in space --
Overcoming challenges --
No more monkey business --
Making impossible real --
NASA and the environment --
New visions, new voices --
Living in space, journey to Mars ... and beyond.
Responsibility: Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich ; with introduction from Rory Kennedy.

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Since NASA was established in 1958, it has landed rovers on distant planets and launched telescopes deep into space, all so that we can look back to the beginning of time. Through stunning images provided by NASA and fascinating sidebars and profiles of lesser known contributors to the NASA program, young space fans will learn how NASA started, how it faced challenges along the way, how much it has achieved, and how it will continue to move forward in the future.

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