Apollo 13: space race
Easy text and extensive full-color illustrations--including movie stills and real photos from NASA--tell the story of the battle for space supremacy--from Sputnik to America's first moon landing, to the joint Soviet-American rescue of the real Apollo 13 astronauts.
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ABOARD READING Alan Shepard America Apollo 13 Apollo missions Apollo spacecraft Armstrong and Aldrin Atlantic Ocean Back to Earth Beginning Readers Belka blasted breath carbon dioxide catch clean the air command module control space cosmonaut craft curved shadow dropped to Earth Eagle Earth's orbit Everything explosion filters fire flight four days fuel Gagarin Grade Children Level gravity heat shield Jack January 31 Jim and Fred John Glenn Laika launch LEM's Level 1 books Level 3 Grades Lift-off lots of repetition lunar module minutes Mission Control moon landing movie Odyssey orbit the moon oxygen planet problem radioed to Mission READING Level readout ready to send rocket Russians safe save the astronauts scary scientists sent service module Soviet Union space program space race space walk splashed Sputnik stayed in space Third Grade Children Three astronauts tiny spacecraft trip turn U.S. satellite United Warning lights flash window