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Gerritsen, Tess.

Summary: An organism harmless on earth where it is subject to gravity terrorizes a research station in space. Scientists die violently and from their insides spill creatures that are part human, part frog and part mouse. A medical thriller by the author of Bloodstream.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 1999

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GER

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Swyler, Erika

Summary: Decades after her grieving father, a laid-off NASA scientist, triggers chaotic changes in his pursuit of life-extending technology, an astronaut confronts dangerous family secrets to stop a world-threatening crisis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2019

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC SWY

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: SF SWY

Kowal, Mary Robinette

Summary: "On a cold spring night in 1952, a huge meteorite fell to earth and obliterated much of the east coast of the United States, including Washington D.C. The ensuing climate cataclysm will soon render the earth inhospitable for humanity, as the last such meteorite did for the dinosaurs. This looming threat calls for a radically accelerated effort to colonize space, and requires a much larger share...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2018

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Riddolls, Tom.

Summary: Sally Ride soared into outer space on the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983, the youngest astronaut and the first U.S. woman in space. Just 32 years old that year, this California girl was already an accomplished astrophysicist when NASA chose her from over 8,000 applicants to join its team of astronauts. Since then, Sally Ride has spent over 343 hours in space.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2011

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 RID

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press, Incorporated 2014

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Briggs, Carole S.

Summary: Profiles some of the women, including two Russians, who have had important roles in space exploration and provides a brief history of the U.S. space program.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 1998

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 920 BRI