Apollo 13 : a successful failure / Laura B. Edge.
Book | Twenty-First Century Books | 2020
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|Avon Free Public Library - Teen||TEEN 629.45 EDGE||Check Shelf|
135 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 129-133) and index.
"This young adult book tells the story of the Apollo 13 mission in 1970. It was the seventh manned mission in the Apollo space program and the third that was meant to land on the Moon. The landing was aborted after an oxygen tank exploded, threatening all lives onboard the craft. The crew did return home safely. This book explores how the team worked together and what the space program learned from the experience"-- Provided by publisher.
Explosion in space -- The race for space -- A dying spacecraft -- Lunar lifeboat -- The moon out the window -- A cold, dark journey -- Splashdown -- Whew, what a mission! -- The last men on the moon -- Apollo's legacy.
Ages: 12 to 18.
Grades: 9 to 12.
Online version: Edge, Laura Bufano,1953-, author. Apollo 13 Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books,  9781541581760 (DLC) 2019014184
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