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Milestones of flight : from hot-air balloons to SpaceShipOne / Tim Grove.

Grove, Tim, 1967- author. (Author). National Air and Space Museum. (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County - Angola J 629.109 GRO (Text) 33118000176090 Children: Nonfiction Available -
Monticello-Union Township Public Library - Monticello J 629.10 GRO (Text) 37743002185447 Children New Book Shelf Checked out 12/06/2016
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library J 629.109 Grove (Text) 31208912465913 children new book Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781419720031
  • ISBN: 1419720031
  • Physical Description: vii, 103 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 27 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p.98) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Ballooning -- Wright Flyer -- Curtiss JN-4, the "Jenny" -- Douglas World Cruiser -- Goddard rocket -- Spirit of St. Louis -- Full scale wind tunnel -- Douglas DC-3 -- UAVs -- Bell XP-59A Airacomet -- Whittle and Jumo 004B engines -- Bell X-1, Glamorous Glennis -- Boeing 367-80, "Dash 80" -- Sputnik 1 and Explorer 1 -- North American X-15 -- Discoverer/Corona -- Telstar -- Mercury Friendship 7 -- Mariner 2 -- Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird -- Gemini IV -- Imagination and the Star Trek Starship Enterprise -- Lunar Module -- Touchable moon rock -- Pioneer 10/11 -- Viking Lander -- Space Shuttle Discovery -- Hubble Space Telescope -- SpaceShipOne -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.: "This book is being published in association with the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. The museum will celebrate its 40th anniversary in July 2016. There will be a new Smithsonian exhibition, to be called "Milestones of Flight." This book is NOT a catalog of the exhibition; rather, it is a history of flight told through approximately twenty-five historical milestones"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Aeronautics > History > Chronology > Juvenile literature.
Astronautics > History > Chronology > Juvenile literature.

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