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By Stone, Tanya Lee
What does it take to be an astronaut? Mastery at flying, courage, intelligence, resistance to stress, being in top shape - any checklist would certainly include these. But when America created NASA in 1958, there was another unspoken rule: you had to be a man. This is the tale of ...
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By Hadfield, Chris
Colonel Chris Hadfield has spent decades training as an astronaut and has logged nearly 4,000 hours in space. In this book, he takes readers deep into his years of training and space exploration to show how to make the impossible possible, and also explains how conventional wisdo ...
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An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth is an inspirational memoir of space exploration and hard-won wisdom, from an astronaut who has spent a lifetime making the impossible a reality
By Spangenburg, Ray; Moser, Diane
Controversy surrounds von Braun's work in Germany during World War II. This edition examines some of the complex issues brought to light by the availability of formerly top-secret documents. It explores the significance of his statements to the US Army concerning his wartime care ...
By Marcovitz, Hal
-- Biographies of some of the most important explorers the world has known -- Ideal for research or class use -- Written in accessible, easily understood language -- Complements school curriculum This book details the challenges that had to be overcome so that the crew of Apollo ...
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