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The Resource This is rocket science : true stories of the risk-taking scientists who figure out ways to explore beyond Earth, by Gloria Skurzynski

This is rocket science : true stories of the risk-taking scientists who figure out ways to explore beyond Earth, by Gloria Skurzynski

Label
This is rocket science : true stories of the risk-taking scientists who figure out ways to explore beyond Earth
Title
This is rocket science
Title remainder
true stories of the risk-taking scientists who figure out ways to explore beyond Earth
Statement of responsibility
by Gloria Skurzynski
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A history of rockets and rocket science, from the Chinese discovery of gunpowder to the development of nuclear spacecraft and rockets that sail on the solar winds
Writing style
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
342668
Cataloging source
DLC
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Skurzynski, Gloria
Dewey number
629.4092/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
009-013
Interest level
Grades 5-8
LC call number
TL781.85.A1
LC item number
S58 2010
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 9
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
8.7
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aerospace engineers
  • Rocketry
  • Rockets (Aeronautics)
  • Aerospace engineers
  • Rocketry
  • Rockets (Aeronautics)
  • Aerospace engineers
  • Rocketry
  • Rockets (Aeronautics)
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the true story of the risk-taking scientists who figured out ways to explore beyond Earth
Label
This is rocket science : true stories of the risk-taking scientists who figure out ways to explore beyond Earth, by Gloria Skurzynski
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 78) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Fire arrows -- The fathers of modern rocketry -- Beeps from space -- Saturn wins, Orion loses -- Return and reuse -- Success and failure -- Way to go -- Farther needs faster
Control code
ocn335695885
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
80 pages
Isbn
9781426305979
Lccn
2009020386
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)335695885
Label
This is rocket science : true stories of the risk-taking scientists who figure out ways to explore beyond Earth, by Gloria Skurzynski
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 78) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Fire arrows -- The fathers of modern rocketry -- Beeps from space -- Saturn wins, Orion loses -- Return and reuse -- Success and failure -- Way to go -- Farther needs faster
Control code
ocn335695885
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
80 pages
Isbn
9781426305979
Lccn
2009020386
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
(OCoLC)335695885

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