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The Apollo missions for kids : the people and engineering behind the race to the moon : with 21 activities

Author: Jerome Pohlen
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press, [2019] ©2019
Series: --for kids (Chicago, Ill.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The story behind the historic race to the moon, from the perspective of the Americans who lived it--the astronauts and their families, the controllers and engineers, the technicians and politicians who made the impossible possible"--
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Instructional and educational works
Illustrated works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pohlen, Jerome, author.
Apollo missions for kids
Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press Incorporated, [2019]
(DLC) 2019012008
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerome Pohlen
ISBN: 9780912777177 0912777176 9781725416994 1725416999
OCLC Number: 1061011364
Description: vii, 152 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 x 28 cm
Contents: The challenge --
It is rocket science --
Moongazing --
Project Gemini --
The face of the moon --
How big was the Saturn V? --
Orbital mechanics made easy --
Tragedy and triumph --
Frozen rocket --
How big was the command module? --
Eat like an astronaut --
To the moon and back --
Design a mission patch --
How far away is the moon? --
Forearm at 7 Gs --
Thin skin --
The eagle has landed --
Google the moon --
Casting shadows --
Assemble a personal preference kit --
Space art --
"Houston, we've had a problem" --
3-D rocks --
Moon trees --
What would you weigh? --
The science missions --
Feather drop --
Making craters.
Series Title: --for kids (Chicago, Ill.)
Responsibility: Jerome Pohlen.

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"The story behind the historic race to the moon, from the perspective of the Americans who lived it--the astronauts and their families, the controllers and engineers, the technicians and politicians who made the impossible possible"--

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