NASA and the Astronauts

NASA and the Astronauts

by Lisa J. Amstutz

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Explores scientists' thrilling quest to send humans into outer space. Engaging text, vibrant photos, and informative infographics help readers learn about this important advancement in exploring space, as well as the people and technology that made it possible.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781635174977
Publisher: North Star Editions
Publication date: 01/01/2018
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 5 - 6 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Space Race Begins 5

Chapter 2 Testing Spacecraft 11

Chapter 3 The Mercury Astronauts 17

Chapter 4 Into Orbit 23

Person of Impact: John Glenn 28

Chapter 5 Project Gemini Begins 31

Focus on Technology: The Gemini Capsule 36

Chapter 6 Facing New Challenges 39

Chapter 7 Shooting for the Moon 43

Focus on NASA and the Astronauts 46

Glossary 47

To Learn More 48

Index 48

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