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Day, Kate Hope

Summary: "June is a brilliant but difficult girl with a gift for mechanical invention who leaves home to begin a grueling astronaut training program. Six years later, she has gained a coveted post as an engineer on a space station, but is haunted by the mystery of Inquiry, a revolutionary spacecraft powered by her beloved late uncle's fuel cells. The spacecraft went missing when June was twelve years...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAY

Kowal, Mary Robinette

Summary: Astronauts Elma York, Nicole Wargin and Myrtle Lindholm continue to forge new paths for women astronauts as they work to achieve the International Aerospace Coalition's goal of getting as many people as possible off Earth before it becomes inhabitable.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tom Doherty Associates 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KOW

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SWY

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SWY

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SWY

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: SF SWY

Kowal, Mary Robinette

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2011

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

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