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The race to space
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The race to space

Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9781786038890

Publication Date: 23 May 2019

Subject: Space

Suitable for: Primary (Year 5, Year 6, Year 7)

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Recounts the events that led up to the first moon landing in 1969.

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Summary

Recounts the events that led up to the first moon landing in 1969.

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing and find out what all the fuss is about!

Here is the incredible story of two superpowers, the astounding spacecraft, the heroic astronauts and the rivalry that gripped the world.

Who will be the first to send a human to the Moon? The race to space begins...

Contents

Look up and dream
Superpowers collide
Rocket men
The Cold War hots up
Sputnik soars into space
Kaputnik!
Space zoo
Astronauts wanted
One wild ride
First man in space
Playing catch-up
Soviet strides
Probe wars
Spacewalk!
Building the Saturn V
Saturn V
Module manoeuvres
Bouncing back
Astronauts out of this world
The race gains pace
Next stop: the Moon
One small step
Coming home
Machines on the Moon
"Houston, we've had a problem..."
Last man on the Moon
Handshake across space
Working together
International Space Statin
Space inventions
Timeline
Index

Category
JNF
Subject
Space
Dewey
629.41
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Illustrator
Illustrations
Full colour illus throughout
Publisher
Pub. date
23 May 2019
Edition
First
ISBN
9781786038890
Binding
Hardback
Pages
64
Width
215mm
Height
300mm
Weight
576g
Index
Yes
Contents page
Yes
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