36 unnumbered pages : chiefly illustrations (color) ; 27 cm
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THE SPACESUIT is inspired by real people and events. It follows the story of an ordinary but talented young woman who became part of one of the most amazing events in human history."--Jacket flap.
"The inspiration behind this book...This story was inspired by Eleanor "Ellie" Foraker. Eleanor was born in Kenton, Delaware and worked at ILC Dover for 43 years. A talented seamstress and manager, Ellie was truly dedicated to the making of spacesuits. She also helped make gas masks, underground inflatable oil tanks, and landing bags for Mars missions."