Space Missions

Space Missions

From Sputnik To SpaceShipOne : The History Of Space Flight

Book - 2006
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3-2-1: Lift off! Experience the exhilaration of space flight, from Sputnik to Spaceship One in this entertaining and educational journey into the universe. Space Missions features the following.

* Learn how space exploration impacts life on Earth as astronauts gather critical information that could help doctors treat tumors and diabetes more effectively.

* Join the astronauts for a journey through the history of space exploration from the earliest days of the space race to modern multi-national missions.

* This book covers every significant space mission since Sputnik, including Voyager I and II, the Apollo moon landings, the shuttle missions, the Hubble telescope and Cassini's voyage to Saturn.

* Fascinating information and more than 500 spectacular color illustrations and photographs fill this amazing book.

* This offers a remarkable, riveting adventure for anyone who ever wanted to be an astronaut when they grew up.
Publisher: San Diego, CA : Thunder Bay Press, 2006.
ISBN: 9781592235803
Characteristics: 256 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 x 30 cm.
Additional Contributors: Winchester, Jim


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