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The race to space

Author: Clive Gifford; Paul Daviz
Publisher: Lake Forest, CA : Words & pictures, an imprint of the Quarto Group, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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You know that man has walked on the Moon, but do you know the story of how he got there? With the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing on 20th July 2019, this book celebrates the Space Race rivalry between the US and the Soviet Union. Readers will learn about the neck-and-neck race between the two superpowers, through an illustrated story of the rivalry that gripped the world. From Russia's first satellite, Sputnik,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clive Gifford; Paul Daviz
ISBN: 9781786038906 1786038900 9781786038890 1786038897
OCLC Number: 1051138292
Notes: "From Sputnik to the moon landing and beyond ..."--Cover.
Includes index.
Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents: Look up and dream --
Superpowers collide --
Rocket men --
The Cold War hots up --
Sputnik soars into space --
Kaputnik! --
Space zoo --
Astronauts wanted --
One wild ride --
First man in space --
Playing catch-up --
Soviet strides --
Probe wars --
Spacewalk! --
Building the Saturn V --
Saturn V --
Module maneuvers --
Bouncing back --
Astronauts out of this world --
The race gians pace --
Next pace: the moon --
One small step --
Coming home --
Machines on the moon --
"Houston, we've had a problem ..." --
Last man on the moon --
Handshake across space --
Working together --
International Space Station --
Space inventions --
Timeline.
Responsibility: Clive Gifford ; illustrated by Paul Daviz.

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Discover the rivalry that gripped the world and sent man to the Moon! Celebrating 50 years since the Moon Landing, The Race to Space explores The USA and Soviet Union's competition to land on the  Read more...

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"Daviz's schematic, retro-futuristic illustrations brighten each page with stylized snapshots of groundbreaking moments." - Publishers Weekly

 
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