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America"s journeys into space

the astronauts of the United States
  • 212 Pages
  • 0.34 MB
  • English
Wanderer Books , New York
Astronautics -- United States -- Juvenile literature., Astronauts -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature., Astronauts., Astronau


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About the Edition

Presents biographical sketches of American astronauts from Alan Shepard to Vance Brand and discusses the various space programs in which these men have participated.

Statementportraits by William Joffe Numeroff ; text by Anthony J. Cipriano ; foreword by Gordon Cooper.
ContributionsNumeroff, William Joffe.
LC ClassificationsTL789.8.U5 C56
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 212 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4407086M
ISBN 100671330330
LC Control Number79010254

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