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Rockets and astronauts

Brenda Thompson

Rockets and astronauts

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Published by Lerner Publications Co. in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronautics -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Astronautics.

  • About the Edition

    Traces the development of astronautics from the first unmanned artificial satellite through lunar landings to plans for space stations and extensive space travel.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Brenda Thompson and Rosemary Giesen ; illustrated by David Hardy and Rosemary Giesen.
    SeriesA First fact book
    ContributionsGiesen, Rosemary, joint author., Hardy, David A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL793 .T468 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[22] p. :
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4890457M
    ISBN 100822513609
    LC Control Number76022453
    OCLC/WorldCa3003999


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