History of Space Exploration Coloring Book

History of Space Exploration Coloring Book

by Bruce LaFontaine


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Explore the sand dunes of Mars; Saturn’s giant moon, Titan; the Moon’s Sea of Tranquility, and other distant worlds in this thrilling coloring book, which highlights major milestones in space exploration.
Forty-four carefully researched, accurately drawn illustrations re-create a variety of exciting scenes that chronicle human attempts to explore space — from the launch of the first liquid-fuel rocket in 1926 to the tragedy of the space shuttle Challenger in January 1986.
Other fully captioned drawings include the start of the “Space Race” with the Soviet launch of Sputnik 1 (1957); the U. S. launch of a chimp into suborbital space (1961); first U. S. space walk (Ed White, June 1965); first space rendezvous (December 1965); first men on the moon (1969); Sally Ride, first U. S. woman astronaut (1983); and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780486261522
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 11/01/1989
Series: Dover History Coloring Book
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 1,052,657
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 11 - 14 Years

About the Author

An award-winning artist, writer, and graphic designer, Bruce LaFontaine specializes in books about history, science, transportation, and architecture. Bruce has written and illustrated 70 Dover titles, and his work has appeared in Scientific American, The Wall Street Journal, and other prominent publications.

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History of Space Exploration Coloring Book 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
cobalt_grrl on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Although a bit outdated now, the historic content is terrific for space-related studies and is packed with interesting information.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago