Space Pioneers

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World Almanac Library, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
The world held its breath in July 1969 as it watched the first humans leave footprints on the Moon. Decades later, the lure of space exploration still sparks our imaginations. How did it all begin, and where else will it lead? This series chronicles the history of space exploration, from the invention of the rocket in China in the thirteenth century to the latest in space probes and technological advancements. Vivid images, informative text, and captivating quotes from those who experienced space exploration firsthand beckon readers to discover all they can about The History of Space Exploration.

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Contents

BLAZING TRAILS
4
VOSTOK AND MERCURY
6
A MOMENTOUS YEAR
12
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Robin Kerrod is a Fellow of Britain's Royal Astronomical Society. He is author of several books and a CD-ROM for amateur astronomers, and is publisher of sky charts used in many schools.

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