Xtreme Rescues: Saving Apollo 13, 1st Edition

  • S.L. Hamilton
  • Published By: A&D Xtreme
  • ISBN-10: 153217487X
  • ISBN-13: 9781532174872
  • DDC: 629.45409
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 8th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released January 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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This title introduces readers to the skills and technology that came together to help bring the Apollo 13 crew home after the command module was knocked out two days into the mission. Simple text and incredible close-up photographs focus on the amazing rescue work. This title also features details about what to do if readers find themselves in a similar situation, surprising facts, and quotes from the rescuers and the rescued. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. A&D Xtreme is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Nasa's Finest Hour.
2: The Mission.
3: The Crew.
4: The Spacecraft.
5: Explosion.
6: Rescue Plans.
7: The World Finds Out.
8: Around the Moon.
9: Bad Air.
10: Reentry.
11: What If It Happens to You?.
Online Resources.