The Race to Space

The Race to Space

Book - 2019
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You know that man has walked on the Moon, but do you know the story of how he got there? With the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing on July 20th 2019, this book celebrates the Space Race rivalry between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. Readers will learn about the neck-and-neck race between the two superpowers, through an illustrated story of the rivalry that gripped the world. From Russia's first satellite, Sputnik, to Neil Armstrong planting a U.S. a flag on the moon, discover the events that unfolded through amazing nostalgic illustrations and engaging text. Explore, too, how these two space agencies now work together, and how the monumental achievements of the space race have created world-changing technology that we all use and benefit from today.
Publisher: Lake Forest, CA :, words & pictures, an imprint of the Quarto Group,, 2019
ISBN: 9781786038906
1786038900
9781786038890
1786038897
Branch Call Number: j 629.409 Gifford
Characteristics: 64 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Additional Contributors: Daviz, Paul - Illustrator

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