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The Resource Robert Goddard and the rocket, Louise Spilsbury

Robert Goddard and the rocket, Louise Spilsbury

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Robert Goddard and the rocket
Title
Robert Goddard and the rocket
Statement of responsibility
Louise Spilsbury
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Robert Goddard changed the face of air and space travel forever when he launched his invention the first liquid-fueled rocket. This book introduces readers to Goddard's early days, from the moment he set his eyes to the vast sky and the space beyond, to his first explosive experiments. Readers will learn about the technology behind Goddard's first rockets and how they affected the design and use of later rockets. This is a high-interest approach to introducing important STEM topics, as well as history. Readers will love paging through the authentic photographs and exploring the information-rich text and timeline for a deeper understanding of this exciting biography
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Title
Robert Goddard and the rocket
Creator
Summary
Presents the life of the physicist and describes his world-changing work in rocket science
Subject
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Genre
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Biography type
individual biography
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10496150
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
621.43/56
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
TL781.85.G6
LC item number
S65 2016
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Inventions that changed the world
Target audience
juvenile
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Louise Spilsbury
Robert Goddard and the rocket, Louise Spilsbury
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Robert Goddard and the rocket, Louise Spilsbury
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index
Contents
Blast Off! -- Early Ideas -- At College -- Explosive Experiments -- At College -- Explosive Experiments -- The Famous Rocket -- How It Worked -- Rocket Developer -- Testing, Testing -- World War II -- End of Days -- The Space Race -- Robert's Legacy -- Timeline -- Glossary -- For More Information -- Index
Control code
ocn922912329
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Dimensions
29 cm.
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Extent
32 pages
Isbn
9781508146414
Isbn Type
(lib bdg)
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Stock number
1399149

Library Locations

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      73 Locust St, Dover, NH, 03820, USA
      43.19289 -70.876331
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