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About-face space race

by Robert Elmer

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Bethany House Publishers in Minneapolis, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space stations -- Fiction.,
  • Christian life -- Fiction.,
  • Science fiction.

  • About the Edition

    When a space scooter race on CLEO-7 becomes a battle between the boys and the girls, the AstroKids need a reminder to work together as a team.

    Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Elmer.
    GenreFiction.
    SeriesAstroKids ;, 5
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.E4794 Ab 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination108 p. :
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3938551M
    ISBN 100764223607
    LC Control Number2001003949
    OCLC/WorldCa47254149

    "My new book for National Geographic – Moon Rush: The New Space Race – will be launched next May, a volume that explores the Moon in all its facets, from ancient myth to future “Moon Village” plans; inside information about how the United States, allies and competitors, as well as key private corporations like Moon Express and Jeff. With the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing on July 20th , this book celebrates the Space Race rivalry between the U.S. 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, to Neil.

    American Moonshot [is] the best new study of the American mission to space, rich in research and revelation The New York Times Book Review - Jill Lepore. 06/03/ Brinkley (The Great Deluge) frames the life and career of President John F. Kennedy through the Cold War–tinged lens of the Space Race in this inspiring history. The book. The NASA Mercury space programs began in and were the first manned space flights, introducing the American public to its first astronauts. Project Mercury made six flights with astronauts aboard between and with the goal of determining capabilities for sending humans into space, as well as orbiting a manned craft around the Earth.

      The early space race was really a chase, with the United States trailing its superpower rival — the So­-viet Union — badly. The Soviets took a strong lead by tossing Sputnik 1 into Earth.   The space race was an intense faceoff between the United States and the Soviet Union. The undeclared competition started right after World War II but began winding down after Neil Armstrong landed on the moon on J The US had won.


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Its engineers accomplished many firsts, including the first mission to leave Earth orbit, Luna 1. Have Spacesuit—Will Travel is for kids, but it’s still a fun book.

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