50 space missions that changed the world / John A. Read
Book | Formac Publishing Company Limited | 2020

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88 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
Note
"Published in Canada in 2020. Published in the United States in 2021." -- Title page verso.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
Changing the world -- Rocket science -- Space jobs -- Enter the space age -- Race to the moon -- Exploring the solar system -- Spacecraft at work -- Shuttle-MIR era -- Exploring the universe -- Ongoing missions -- The future -- Return to the moon.
Summary
"Since the first space mission in 1957, there have been many pivotal missions that have made new discoveries and pushed the boundaries of our knowledge. This book revisits 50 milestone missions including Voyager's Grand Tour, Apollo 8 and the first crewed mission to orbit the moon, Valentina Tereshkova (the first woman in space), the first weather satellite, the first communication satellite that brought live television to the world, and even spy satellites! This collection includes missions from Europe, Russia, China, India, the U.S., Canada and more."-- Provided by publisher.
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Fifty space missions that changed the world
ISBN
9781459506268 (hardcover)
145950626X (hardcover)
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