Space Race: Project Gemini, 1st Edition

  • John Hamilton Ph.D., DABT
  • Published By: Abdo & Daughters
  • ISBN-10: 1532171579
  • ISBN-13: 9781532171574
  • DDC: 629.450097
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released May 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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Gemini was the second major project in the United States’ manned spaceflight effort. This title will examine each two-man mission to test equipment and techniques to be used by the later Apollo missions to the Moon. These include docking maneuvers and spacewalks, all untested before the Gemini missions. Will also examine the parallel space exploration efforts of the Soviet Union during this period. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo & Daughters is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.<\P>

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Project Gemini.
2: The Space Race Heats Up.
3: The Gemini Spacecraft.
4: Gemini 3.
5: Gemini 4.
6: Gemini 5.
7: Rendezvous: Gemini 6A and 7.
8: Gemini 8.
9: Gemini 9A.
10: Gemini 10.
11: Gemini 11.
12: Gemini 12.
Online Resources.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

John Hamilton

John D. Hamilton earned a M.Sc. degree at McGill University and a Ph.D. in toxicology at the University of Cincinnati. Previously Dr. Hamilton was involved with product risk assessment as a group leader in environmental toxicology and ecological risk assessment at Rohm & Haas Company. He provided modeling, risk assessment and pollution prevention support to product development teams at Rohm & Haas. He is now a Research Associate involved in research and development for S.C. Johnson Wax...Roger Sutcliffe..Contributors:.Bob Boethling, US EPA.Vincent Nabholtz, US EPA.Krzysztof M. Jop, Science Applications International Corporation.Jon Doi, Roy F. Weston, Inc..University.Michael A. Cole, University of Illinois.Larry A. Lyons and Stephen R. Vasconcellos, Betz Laboratories, Inc..