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Author Rhuday-Perkovich, Olugbemisola, author.
Title Above and beyond : NASA's journey to tomorrow / Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich ; with introduction from Rory Kennedy.
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Location Call No. Status
 Margate - Juv Non-Fiction  629.4 RHU    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description 153 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 146-150) and index.
Contents It's on -- A look in the mirror -- Separate and more than equal to the task -- Losing luster -- "Star wars" and seeing stars -- World space -- Overcoming challenges -- No more monkey business -- Making impossible real -- NASA and the environment -- New visions, new voices -- Living in space, journey to Mars...and beyond.
Summary Since NASA was established in 1958, it has landed rovers on distant planets and launched telescopes deep into space, all so that we can look back to the beginning of time. Through stunning images provided by NASA and fascinating sidebars and profiles of lesser know contributors to the NASA program, young space fans will learn how NASA started, how it faced challenges along the way, how much it has achieved, and how it will continue to move forward in the future.
Subject United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Astronautics -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Kennedy, Rory, writer of introduction.
ISBN 9781250308467 (hardcover)
1250308461 (hardcover)
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