Space Race: Astronauts and Cosmonauts, 1st Edition

  • John Hamilton Ph.D., DABT
  • Published By: Abdo & Daughters
  • ISBN-10: 1532171544
  • ISBN-13: 9781532171543
  • DDC: 629.45
  • 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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This title will include biographies of important figures of the Space Race from both the United States and the Soviet Union. These men and women with include: Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins, Alan Shepard, John Glenn, Yuri Gagarin, Valentina Tereshkova, and others. 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: Neil Armstrong.
2: Yuri Gagarin.
3: Alexey Leonov.
4: Alan Shepard.
5: Buzz Aldrin.
6: John Glenn.
7: John Young.
8: Scott Carpenter.
9: Gordon Cooper.
10: Valentina Tereshkova.
11: Gherman Titov.
12: Gus Grissom.
13: Deke Slayton.
14: Wally Schirra.
15: Pete Conrad.
16: Michael Collins.
17: Frank Borman.
18: Ed White.
19: Jim Lovell.
20: David Scott.
21: Gene Cernan.
22: Peggy Whitson.
23: Guy Bluford.
24: Chris Hadfield.
25: Leroy Chiao.
26: Sally Ride.
27: Scott Kelly.
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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..