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Author Hamilton, John, 1959- author.
Title Missles and spy satellites / John Hamilton.
Pub Info North Mankato, Minnesota : Abdo & Daughters, [2019]
book jacket
 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J 629.4 Ham     AVAILABLE
Descript 48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series The space race
Hamilton, John, 1959- Space race.
Audience 990L Lexile
Note Includes index.
Contents The space race -- Early rockets -- How rockets work -- Rocket pioneers -- The V-2 missle -- Wernher von Braun -- Sergei Korolev -- The Cold War -- The ICBM -- Sputnik -- America's turn -- High-flying spies -- Timeline -- Glossary -- Online resources -- Index.
Summary This title explores the military origins of the Space Race, including the geopolitics of the Cold War, the race to build intercontinental ballistic missiles, and sophisticated reconnaissance satellites. Will include information about Germany's development of the V-1 "buzz bomb" and V-2 missiles of World War II, and the United States enlistment of Wernher von Braun, the German scientist known as the father of rocketry. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo & Daughters is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
Subject Rockets (Aeronautics) -- Juvenile literature.
Cruise missiles -- Juvenile literature.
Space surveillance -- Juvenile literature.
Manned space flight -- Juvenile literature.
Space surveillance.
Manned space flight.
ISBN 9781532118302 (library binding)
1532118309 (library binding)
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