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Benoit, Peter

Summary: Describes the history of the space race between the United States and the Soviet Union.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.4 BEN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.4 Benoit 2012

Sasek, M. (Miroslav)

Summary: Presents a history of Cape Canaveral and the American space program, discussing the space missions that were launched from there, the various types of rockets used, and the successful landing of two astronauts on the Moon in 1969.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Universe 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.47 SAS

Gibson, Karen Bush.

Summary: When Valentina Tereshkova blasted off aboard Vostok 6 on June 16, 1963, she became the first woman to rocket into space. It would be 19 years before another woman got a chance--cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya in 1982--followed by American astronaut Sally Ride a year later. By breaking the stratospheric ceiling, these women forged a path for many female astronauts, cosmonauts, and mission...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press, Incorporated 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 GIB

Pyle, Rod

Summary: Award-winning science writer and documentarian Rod Pyle presents an insider's perspective on the most unusual and bizarre space missions ever devised inside and outside of NASA. The incredible projects described here were not merely flights of fancy dreamed up by space enthusiasts, but actual missions planned by leading aeronautical engineers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629 PYL

Ferrie, Chris.

Summary: Provides an introduction to rocket science, presenting such topics as lift and thrust with simple text and illustrations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD FER

Kruesi, Liz

Summary: "Space Exploration covers incredible work being done in our solar system, ranging from the New Horizons Pluto mission to cutting-edge studies on comets, engine technology, and humanity's future journeys to Mars. High-impact photos and explanatory graphics and charts bring scientific concepts to life."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

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Lassieur, Allison.

Summary: "Describes the space race and the moon landing. Readers' choices reveal various historical details"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC YOU

Drozd, Anne

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Meet the visionary physicists, chemists, engineers, and entertainers (as well as mice, bears, tortoises, and more) who took rockets from illuminations in the sky to the most powerful vehicles ever known. You'll also find out how using a gyroscope, swinging on a swing set, and spraying water from a garden hose are the keys to understanding space travel"--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2018

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Kenney, Karen Latchana

Summary: "How do astronauts prepare for their missions in space? What recent discoveries and innovations have changed how astronauts train? With a focus on STEM, fascinating sidebars, and up-to-date facts, this book delves deep into the world of astronaut training"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.45 KEN

Summary: Get ready for exciting up-to-the-minute video of what's happening at NASA. Whether it be the latest launch, mission, or new discovery, this video brings it to you with incredible picture and sound! Each month, this video magazine will bring the thrill of space exploration to all!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV WHA

Mara, Wil

Summary: Readers will learn about some of the greatest space missions in history and find out what today's top engineers and scientists are doing to advance space exploration to new heights. They will also find out what it takes to begin a career in space exploration and how different workers can fill a variety of roles in the quest to reach distant planets and stars.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.4 MAR

Moche, Dinah L.

Summary: Describes various craft in space such as a spaceship and space station and discusses activities of astronauts as they prepared for and travel in space.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1978

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.4 MOC

Fabiny, Sarah

Summary: "Find out all about NASA in this out-of-this-world addition to the What Was? series. 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 againstthe Soviet Union. Author Sarah Fabiny describes the origins of NASA, the launching of the Apollo program that landed the first human on the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.4 FAB

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.4 FAB

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.4 Fabiny 2019

Adams, William D.

Summary: Robots are all around you. As robotics technology improves, robots are poised to take on even more important jobs, making your life easier, safer, and cooler! Active volcanoes, disaster zones, battlefields: Earth is full of dangerous places. And the rest of the universe isn't that comfortable, either! Robots have long explored our solar system. But today, robots are also helping emergency...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.8 ADA

Morris, Ting.

Summary: Provides step-by-step instructions for such space crafts as models of the planet Earth, a space city, a space suit life support system, a solar mobile, a rocket, the moonscape, a star mural, aliens, a space shuttle, and a space station control center.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sea-to-Sea 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Non Fic Series, Call number: J 629.4 Morri

Gorn, Michael H

Summary: Spacecraft chronicles the historic and contemporary most important spacecraft. American, Soviet (then Russian), and Chinese rockets, shuttles, satellites, labs, and more are chronicled--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Voyageur Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.4 GOR

Largie, Anthony D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Largie 2017

Grove, Tim

Summary: "This book is being published in association with the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. The museum will celebrate its 40th anniversary in July 2016. There will be a new Smithsonian exhibition, to be called "Milestones of Flight." This book is NOTa catalog of the exhibition; rather, it is a history of flight told through approximately twenty-five historical milestones"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629 GRO

Schonfeld, Sara

Summary: Mars is our closest neighbor, and a little robot named Curiosity is investigating the planet for us. Join for a tour of the place this rover calls home. Get to know Mars through eye-catching illustrations of an alien landscape and the adorable robot in charge of exploring it all. And this rover's birthday is a perfect time to celebrate curiosity.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE BIR

Stone, Robert

Summary: In 1961, President John F. Kennedy proposed the nation spend twenty billion dollars to land a man on the Moon before the end of the decade. Stone and Andres reveal for the first time the unknown stories of the individuals whose imaginative work across several decades culminated in America's momentous achievement. They show that the moon landing-- now celebrating its fiftieth anniversary-- grew...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.45 STO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 629.45 STO

Brinkley, Douglas

Summary: As the fiftieth anniversary of the first lunar landing approaches, the award winning historian and perennial New York Times bestselling author takes a fresh look at the space program, President John F. Kennedy's inspiring challenge, and America's race to the moon. On May 25, 1961, JFK made an astonishing announcement: his goal of putting a man on the moon by the end of the decade. In this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.4 BRI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 629.40973 BRI

Brinkley, Douglas

Summary: "July 20, 1969. It's a day that has earned a spot in history. It's the day that America was the first nation to succeed in sending two astronauts--Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong--to the moon. But what led to this unforgettable event? What were the stakes riding on the Apollo 11's safe landing? In acclaimed author Douglas Brinkley's first young readers' edition, space fans will get the riveting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.922 BRI

De la Rosa, Jeff

Summary: "A volume explaining inventor Geoffrey Landis's plan to develop space rovers that use the power of wind to explore the surface of Venus"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.47 DE L

Graham, Ian

Summary: Examines the ways humans are exploring space, with online links to more information.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.4 Graham

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