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Cruddas, Sarah

Summary: Chronicles the history of space exploration, from the earliest rocket launches to possible future Mars colonies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2019

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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 Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.4 BEN

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

Calkhoven, Laurie

Summary: "Discover the thrilling side of the history of the space race in this fact-tastic, nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a series about the secrets of American History! Did you know that you can't bring a sandwich on a spaceship? Or that a group of people who had lost their hearing played an important role in the race to send astronauts to the moon? Find out about those true stories and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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

Summary: Since the dawn of mankind, we have stared up at the lights in the sky and wondered. Now join the heroic men and women who have dared the impossible on some of the greatest adventures ever undertaken - the quest to reach out beyond Earth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Discovery Communications 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV WHE

Walker, Stephen

Summary: A sixtieth-anniversary tribute to Russia's history-making first space mission documents the story of cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, the program's repurposing of a nuclear ballistic missile, and the Cold War challenges that shrouded the mission in secrecy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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De Waard, E. John.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Brompton 1990

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1 available in Lobby Display, Call number: OVS 629.4 DEW

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Universe 2009

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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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 629.40973 BRI

Neal, Valerie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan USA 1995

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1 available in Lobby Display, Call number: 629.409 NEA

Furniss, Tim.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thunder Bay Press 2001

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 629.4 FUR

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 629.45 STO

Read, Jennifer

Summary: "Since the early days of flight, animals have helped researchers learn how to survive in the sky, and their role continues as humanity voyages into outer space. In 1783 a rooster, a duck and a sheep were placed in a basket attached to the first hot-air balloon. In the age of rockets and space travel, many more animals have travelled into orbit, and most have returned safely to earth. This book...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Formac Publishing Company Limited 2020

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

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

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1 available in Lobby Display, Call number: J 629.4 FAB
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 Set What Was 629.4 Fabiny 2019

Berger, Eric

Summary: The Ars Technica senior space editor chronicles the first four historic flights that launched SpaceX, describing how, after three failed attempts, the fourth flight helped transform SpaceX from a shaky startup into the world's leading edge rocket company.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 629.4 BER

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Chasing the moon reimagines the race to the moon for a new generation, upending much of the mythology surrounding the effort. The series recasts the Space Age as scientific innovation, political calculation, media spectacle, visionary impulses and personal drama. Utilizing overlooked and lost archival material, the film features a cast of characters who played key roles in these historic events.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc Ch

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV CHA

Kluger, Jeffrey

Summary: "A collection of stories about space missions gone wrong."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.12 KLU

Drozd, Anne

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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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1 available in Lobby Display, Call number: J 629 DRO

Clemons, Jack

Summary: "In this one-of-a-kind memoir, Jack Clemons -- a former lead engineer in support of NASA -- takes listeners behind the scenes and into the inner workings of the Apollo and Space Shuttle programs during their most exciting years. Discover the people, the events, and the risks involved in one of the most important parts of space missions: bringing the astronauts back home to Earth."--

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 629.45 CLE

Launius, Roger D.

Summary: Throughout history, humans have been fascinated by space. From the Babylonian astronomers of 700 BCE who charted the paths of planets, to the ancient Inca and Aztec builders of early astronomical observatories, to the launch of Sputnik 1 and the Moon landing, through today's private and public space exploration endeavors, we have always looked to the skies to learn about our place in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books 2018

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1 available in Lobby Display, Call number: 629.4 LAU

Ayrey, Bill

Summary: A fascinating behind-the-scenes history of a vital component of the space program, this book goes inside the suit that made it possible for human beings to set foot on the Moon. Bill Ayrey, longtime space suit test engineer at ILC Dover, draws on original files and photographs to tell the dramatic story of the company's role in the Apollo Program.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Florida 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.47 AYR

Bizony, Piers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thunder's Mouth Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629.454 BIZ

Summary: Profusely illustrated text charts the course of man in space. Highlights major events of the past and points to possible future developments.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Smithmark 1993

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Irvine, Alexander (Alexander C.)

Summary: This graphic retelling of the Apollo 11 moon-landing mission follows astronaut Michael Collins, commander of the lunar orbiter, to the far side of the moon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tilbury House Publishers 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 921 COL

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