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Graham, Ian

Summary: Describes what it was like to be an astronaut on the "unlucky" 1970 Apollo 13 mission to the moon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Franklin Watts 2003

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.25 Graham

Vogt, Gregory.

Summary: Details astronaut John Glenn's second flight into space in 1998 and contrasts it with his first flight in 1962, discussing training, equipment, and responsibilities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 2000

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.45 VOG

Summary: Tells the dramatic story of the Apollo missions and their heroic astronauts, from President John F. Kennedy's historic speech to the manned space missions and through to the defining moment of the space program--putting a man on the moon. These are the stories of the men, women and children who lived, breathed and manufactured from the power of human will, one of the greatest achievements in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Video 2005

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Summary: NASA launches a Mars Recovery Mission to investigate and bring back survivors from the first manned mission to Mars which has mysteriously disappeared.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Video 2000

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Lapin, Joyce

Summary: Introduces facts about the Moon, explaining the science behind how candles and balloons behave in the lunar atmosphere, why "moon angels" will last for thousands of years, and how gravity is different on the Moon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2019

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Nance, John J.

Summary: A passenger on a 2009 space flight, Kip Dawson faces death after a micrometeorite damages the capsule and kills the pilot, and types his epitaph on the ship's computer, unaware that his writings are being read on the Internet by a horrified public.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2006

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC NAN

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NAN

Jones, Thomas D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Books/Collins 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JONES, THOMAS JON

Aldrin, Buzz.

Summary: Astronaut Buzz Aldrin takes readers on a journey through the history of space exploration, offering the perfect introduction to everything space related, including the development of the first rockets, America's space race with Russia, details of all the Apollo missions, and the space station.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's 2009

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Linenger, Jerry M.

Summary: A memoir of life aboard Mir recalls the circumstances that nearly destroyed the aging Russian space station and chronicles the dangerous but often humorous events that marked the author's five months in space.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2000

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 629 LIN
Call number: 921 LINENGER, JERRY M LIN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 lin

Linenger, Jerry M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 629.45 Linenger 2003

Landis, Geoffrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LAN

Summary: Between 1968 and 1972, the world watched in awe each time an American spacecraft voyaged to the Moon. Only 12 American men have walked upon its surface and they remain the only human beings to have stood on another world. Now for the first time, a combination of archival material from the original NASA film footage, much of it never before seen and interviews with the surviving astronauts tells...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Thinkfilm 2008

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC IN
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC IN

Landau, Elaine.

Summary: Describes the accidents which occurred during the space flights of the Apollo 1, Apollo 13, and Challenger, as well as the Soviet space flight accidents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Franklin Watts 1999

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

Kramer, Barbara.

Summary: Explores the life and accomplishments of astronaut Neil Armstrong, from his childhood in Ohio through his years with NASA, including his famous moon landing and other space flights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 1997

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB ARMSTRONG KRA

Summary: Includes film from the May 2009 mission to repair and upgrade the Hubble Space Telescope, as well as images captured by the telescope, and a series of scientifically realistic space flights based on Hubble data.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment 2011

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629 CAL

Lawrence, Ellen

Summary: "Young readers will learn all about space."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bearport Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.45 LAW

Lawrence, Ellen

Summary: How does it feel to work in zero gravity in a laboratory more than 200 miles above Earth? What kinds of experiments do astronauts carry out? Learn the answers to these questions and more as you get ready to blast off into space!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bearport Publishing 2019

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Stone, Robert

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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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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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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.4 CRU

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 629.4 MAR

Summary: Dispatched on a rescue mission to the farthest reaches of space, the USS Enterprise is ambushed by Krall, a ruthless enemy sworn against the Federation. Crash-landing on an uncharted hostile world, Captain Kirk, Spock, and the crew are separated with no means of escape. Only Jaylah, a rebellious alien warrior, can help them reunite and find a way off the planet in a race against time to stop...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2016

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE STA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Star 2016

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2 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI STA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD STA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD STA RATED PG13

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD St

Wohlforth, Charles P.

Summary: Presents a chronicle of the developments and initiatives that have transformed the idea of space colonization into an achievable goal, sharing arguments in favor of targeting Saturn's moon, Titan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2016

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

Summary: Aliens are everywhere and they're attacking planet Earth. Dr. Russell Marvin works for Operation Skyhook, a government task force sending rockets into space to probe for future space flights. But when the rockets begin mysteriously disappearing, Dr. Marvin investigates along with his wife Carol, only to find the rockets are being intercepted by an army of space aliens who give humanity an...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI EAR