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What is NASA? / by Sarah Fabiny ; illustrated by Ted Hammond.

Fabiny, Sarah (author.). Hammond, Ted, (illustrator.).

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  • 24 of 27 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rowayton Library.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rowayton Library J 629.409 FAB (Text to phone) 33625122928042 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

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General Note: "16 pages of photos inside!"--Cover.
"Who HQ. Your headquarters for history. Who? What? Where?"--Back cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 106-107).
Formatted Contents Note: What is NASA? -- Looking to the stars -- The race to space -- The right stuff -- Mission to the moon -- Shuttling to space -- What lies beyond -- If you look carefully -- Life in space -- What's next for NASA? -- Timelines.
Summary, etc.: "The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, better known as NASA, began in 1958. With its creation, the United States hoped to ensure it won the space race against the Soviet Union. Author Sarah Fabiny describes the origins of NASA, the launching of the Apollo program that landed the first human on the moon, and the many missions and discoveries that have taken place since then. NASA has a rich history and still plays an important role in uncovering the mysteries of the universe. Readers are sure to get sucked into this book."--
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12.
Subject: United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration Juvenile literature
Astronautics United States History Juvenile literature
Space race History Juvenile literature
Space flight History Juvenile literature
Outer space Exploration Juvenile literature
Genre: Instructional and educational works.
Illustrated works.

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