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The Space Rocket By Marlize Schmidt
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This is the adventure of Rodney and his dog Spot. Rodney decides to build his own space ship, because he wants to go to space. Will Rodney and Spot make it to space? Find out what happens...
Space and Rocket Center By Norm Walker
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Very large museum at Huntsville Alabama. Has indoor and outdoor displays. Collection of historic Military and Space Program rockets and equipment. Large display of Saturn V Launch Vehicle.
Space and Rocket Center By Norm Walker
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Very large museum at Huntsville Alabama. Has indoor and outdoor displays. Collection of historic Military and Space Program rockets and equipment. Large display of Saturn V Launch Vehicle.
Rocket Science ? By Norm Walker
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Description and chronology of an engineering career during the early days of the space program. Design of separation system on Saturn V.
Rocket Science ? By Norm Walker
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Description and chronology of an engineering career during the early days of the space program. Design of separation system on Saturn V.
Test Rocket By Jack Douglas
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Short classic by Jack Douglas
ROCKET GIRL By GEORGE MORGAN
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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. ... More > 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 Age of Space.< Less
ROCKET GIRL By GEORGE MORGAN
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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. ... More > 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 Age of Space.< Less
By Rocket to the Moon By Otto Willi Gail
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First published in English in 1931, this novel for older children was written by one of the most popular German science fiction writers of the time. Closely based on the work of his friends Hermann... More > Oberth and Max Valier, it is an accurate mirror of many of the space travel concepts being discussed by pre-war European experts. At the same time, the book manages to include Gail's bizarre theories about the history of the Earth, many of which presage those of Velikovksy and von Daniken. The book includes the original illustrations and an afterword about the author and his sources.< Less
Rocket Lake By Thomas Terlizzi
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In 1953, a small lakesiide community is shocked by the brutal murder of a young mother. Local police initially believe the crime to be a case of domestic violence by the husband. The case, however,... More > goes cold for nearly a year until the arrival of a stranger, come to take custody of seven-year old Johnny "D", who witnessed his mother's murder. New evidence prompts three unlikely allies to work to solve the case: a wise-cracking policeman, a frail, Holocaust survivor, and a former German rocket scientist. Was the murder tied to Nazi war crimes related to the construction of Hitler's V-2 rocket program? Blackmail and a government coverup are part of this tale that bears witness to the postwar space race between the U.S. and Russia to get a spacecraft to orbit. Meanwhile, young Johnny must adjust to a new home and guardian, while continuing to be an adventuous, inquisitive boy in a cultural era fascinated with evolving aerospace technology.< Less