The Book of Flight The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum by Judith E. Rinard
  

The Book of Flight The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

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The Book of Flight The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum by Judith E. Rinard

The dream of flight is as old as human history. Based on the outstanding collection of the National Air and Space Museum in Washington DC, Book of Flight traces the remarkable story of the pioneers, inventors, scientists and pilots who turned this dream into reality.

An exciting journey through time, the book includes such remarkable achievements as: The development of ballooning The earliest human gliders The Wright Brothers' first sustained flights Charles Lindbergh's solo trip across the Atlantic Amelia Earhart's courageous flights The tragic explosion of the airship Hindenburg The dogfights of the first and second world wars Chuck Yeager's historic blast through the sound barrier The Apollo astronauts' first steps on the moon The development of the Space Shuttle and the Hubble Space Telescope The building of the International Space Station.

New and updated for this edition: Mission to Mars Latest information on the Space Shuttle program, the Hubble Space Telescope and the International Space Station.

Packed with fascinating illustrations and photographs, Book of Flight is ideal for enthusiasts of all ages.

Reviews

The Book of Flight could be used for recreation and also in the classroom.--Thomas F. Chambers, retired college teacher Canadian Materials, Vol 14, No. 16 (01/01/2008)

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
128 pages

Author

Judith E. Rinard
More books by Judith E. Rinard

Publisher

Firefly Books Ltd

Publication date

3rd September 2007

ISBN

9781554072927

Publisher Profile

Firefly Books Ltd is an imprint of Firefly Press Ltd

logo Firefly Press is a new children's and YA publisher based in Wales that publishes quality fiction for 5-19 years olds.

Publisher's Website

www.fireflypress.co.uk


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