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Coloring Book - History of Space Exploration

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Coloring Book - History of Space Exploration

by Bruce LaFontaine


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Forty-four captioned illustrations accurately depict scenes of major milestones in space exploration -- from launching of first liquid-fuel rocket (1926) to Challenger tragedy (1986).


Explore the sand dunes of Mars; Saturn's giant moon, Titan; the Moon's Sea of Tranquility, and other distant worlds in this thrilling coloring book, which highlights major milestones in space exploration. Forty-four carefully researched, accurately drawn illustrations re-create a variety of exciting scenes that chronicle human attempts to explore space -- from the launch of the first liquid-fuel rocket in 1926 to the tragedy of the space shuttle Challenger in January 1986. Other fully captioned drawings include the start of the "Space Race" with the Soviet launch of Sputnik 1 (1957); the U. S. launch of a chimp into suborbital space (1961); first U. S. space walk (Ed White, June 1965); first space rendezvous (December 1965); first men on the moon (1969); Sally Ride, first U. S. woman astronaut (1983); and much more. Size 0.2" H x 10.93" L x 8.29" W, 48 pages

Additional Information

ISBN 9780486261522
Author Bruce LaFontaine
Age Group 12+
Book Type paperback

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