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The Apollo missions for kids : the people and engineering behind the race to the moon : with 21 activities / Jerome Pohlen.

Pohlen, Jerome, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Abington Community Library.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lackawanna County Library System. (Show)

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Abington Community Library JUV 629.454 POHLEN (Text) 50687011643015 Children's Area Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780912777177
  • ISBN: 0912777176
  • Physical Description: vii, 152 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 x 28 cm
  • Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press, [2019]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-146) and index.
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The challenge -- It is rocket science -- Moongazing -- Project Gemini -- The face of the moon -- How big was the Saturn V? -- Orbital mechanics made easy -- Tragedy and triumph -- Frozen rocket -- How big was the command module? -- Eat like an astronaut -- To the moon and back -- Design a mission patch -- How far away is the moon? -- Forearm at 7 Gs -- Thin skin -- The eagle has landed -- Google the moon -- Casting shadows -- Assemble a personal preference kit -- Space art -- "Houston, we've had a problem" -- 3-D rocks -- Moon trees -- What would you weigh? -- The science missions -- Feather drop -- Making craters.
Summary, etc.:
"The story behind the historic race to the moon, from the perspective of the Americans who lived it--the astronauts and their families, the controllers and engineers, the technicians and politicians who made the impossible possible"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Project Apollo (U.S.) > Juvenile literature.
Space flight to the moon > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
Aeronautics > Experiments > Juvenile literature.
Summary: "The story behind the historic race to the moon, from the perspective of the Americans who lived it--the astronauts and their families, the controllers and engineers, the technicians and politicians who made the impossible possible"--
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