Challenger, 1986 by Liz Gogerly
  

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Challenger, 1986 by Liz Gogerly

Learn how the United States led the space race. Read about the incredible technology that has allowed a shuttle to be sent into space to orbit Earth 16 times in a day. Then see how it can all go horribly wrong in a split second, claiming the lives of dedicated astronauts and costing billions of dollars. Timelines, a glossary, ideas for research, and suggestions for future reading are included in this fascinating read about a daring mission and real life disaster.

About the Author

Liz Gogerly has written over eighty information books for children and young adults, including many books on fashion and art. Her titles include 21st Century Lives: Fashion Designers, and 21st Century Lives: Supermodels, biographies of Pablo Picasso, a 'dressing up' book and books on Graffiti Culture and Cool Brands.

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Format

Hardback
56 pages

Author

Liz Gogerly
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Publisher


www.raintreepublishers.co.u...

Publication date

27th July 2006

ISBN

9781406202878


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