Race to the Moon by Steve Parker
  

Synopsis

Race to the Moon by Steve Parker

The Space Race was an exciting time and the 1950s to 1970s saw some of the biggest leaps in space technology and exploration. The race to put the first man on the Moon was eventually won by the USA, when NASA astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first men on the Moon. This book explores the efforts made by both NASA and the Soviet Union to reach the Moon during this period and details some of the extraordinary missions and adventures that occurred, including the Apollo 11 and Apollo 13 missions. Six books that reveal the thrilling journeys, triumphs and disasters that men and women have experienced in the exploration of our universe. These books examine the mind-blowing technologies involved in space endeavours and tells the all too human stories of some of the key figures.

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An informative, attractive non-fiction book for KS2 and KS3 students with a retro feel to it -- this is a book for every school library School Librarian These books examine the mind-blowing technologies involved in space endeavours and tells the all-too-human stories of some of the key figures Parents In Touch

About the Author

Steve Parker is an award-winning science author for children and adults. After gaining a degree in Zoology and working at the Natural History Museum, Steve moved into educational publishing and has now written more than 300 titles. He is a Senior Scientific Fellow of the Zoological Society of London.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Steve Parker
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Author's Website

www.steveparker.co.uk/

Publisher

Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

26th February 2015

ISBN

9781445140407


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