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What Is Nasa?

What Is Nasa?

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, better known as NASA, was created in 1958. In this exploration of the agency, Fabiny describes the launching of the Apollo program that landed the first human on the moon, and the many missions and discoveries that have taken pla... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781524786038
Barcode 9781524786038
Published 7 May 2019 by Random House
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By Fabiny, Sarah
By Hq, Who
Illustrated by Hammond, Ted
Series What Was?
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ISBN-13 9781524786038
ISBN-10 1524786039
Stock Available
Status Indent title (sourced internationally), usually ships 4-6 weeks post release/order
Publisher Random House
Imprint Random House USA Inc
Publication Date 7 May 2019
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Fabiny, Sarah
By Hq, Who
Illustrated by Hammond, Ted
Series What Was?
Category Reference
Number of Pages 112
Dimensions Width: 135mm
Height: 192mm
Spine: 8mm
Weight 142g
Interest Age 8-11 years
Reading Age 8-11 years
Library of Congress United States, Outer space - Exploration, Space flight - History, Space race - History, Astronautics - United States - History
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 629.40973
Catalogue Code 960707

Description of this Book

Find out all about NASA in this out-of-this-world addition to the What Was? series. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, better known as NASA, began in 1958. With its creation, the United States hoped to ensure it won the space race against the Soviet Union. Author Sarah Fabiny describes the origins of NASA, the launching of the Apollo program that landed the first human on the moon, and the many missions and discoveries that have taken place since then. NASA has a rich history and still plays an important role in uncovering the mysteries of the universe. Readers are sure to get sucked into this book.

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Author's Bio

Sarah Fabiny has written several Who Was? titles, including biographies of Beatrix Potter, Frida Kahlo, Rachel Carson, and Gloria Steinem.

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