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ROCKET GIRL

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The year is 1957. The Cold War. An undeclared Space Race. The United States and the Soviet Union are locked in a battle to see which country will be the first to place a satellite into orbit. The stakes are high. International prestige, national pride, and the control of a host of emerging technologies are on the line. But when Dr. Wernher Von Braun realizes that his rocket - the Redstone/Jupiter C - will not be powerful enough to reach orbit, he seeks out the help of a young woman in California who may hold the key to putting America back in the Space Race. Born on a small farm in Ray, North Dakota, and recruited as a wartime chemist for the U.S. Government after only one year of college, Mary Sherman suddenly finds herself at the center of a political and technological maelstrom. This new stage play, ROCKET GIRL, is the heretofore untold story of a young woman's crucial contribution to the heroic behind-the-scenes efforts to regain America's rightful place in the coming... More > Age of Space.< Less
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Product Details

Edition
Second Edition
Publisher
Music Box International
Published
September 30, 2011
Language
English
Pages
108
File Format
PDF
File Size
1.09 MB

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Supported Devices Windows PC/PocketPC, Mac OS, Linux OS, Apple iPhone/iPod Touch... (See More)
# of Devices Unlimited
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Printable? Yes
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