Summary: Take a mind-blowing journey through human history, told through six iconic objects: the car, the airplane, the smartphone, the rocket, the robot, and the telescope.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: 2019
Copies Available at Fife Lake1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD BRE
Copies Available at Woodmere3 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV BRE
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.
Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Lobby Display, Call number: J 629 DRO
Summary: This episode of Rockets! looks at post-WW II rocketry and the creation of the first Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles. The U.S. military developed the science and technology that would explore the outer reaches of the earth's atmosphere. This effort was redirected during the Cold War, fueled by a desperate race with the U.S.S.R. to deploy nuclear-tipped ICBMs, and later to orbit the first...
Format: software, multimedia
Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1997
Summary: Spacecraft chronicles the historic and contemporary most important spacecraft. American, Soviet (then Russian), and Chinese rockets, shuttles, satellites, labs, and more are chronicled--
Publisher / Publication Date: Voyageur Press 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.4 GOR
Summary: Offers a multifaceted portrait of the visionary German scientist who became the chief rocket engineer of the Third Reich, creator of the V-2 rocket, reluctant SS officer, and one of the fathers of the U.S. space program.
Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf in association with the National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution 2007