By Stephanie Paris

Become aware of the historical past of the gap race during this intriguing and riveting nonfiction identify! ordinary readers will find out about the Kennedy house Station, the chilly conflict, Sputnik, the 1st astronauts and cosmonauts to make it into area, and the 1st touchdown at the moon. via beautiful pictures, informational textual content, and bold proof, readers may be enthralled and encouraged by way of the superb accomplishments that happened throughout the race to space!

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20th Century. Race to the Moon

Realize the background of the distance race during this interesting and riveting nonfiction name! straightforward readers will find out about the Kennedy area Station, the chilly warfare, Sputnik, the 1st astronauts and cosmonauts to make it into house, and the 1st touchdown at the moon. via desirable pictures, informational textual content, and bold evidence, readers could be enthralled and encouraged by way of the fantastic accomplishments that happened throughout the race to area!

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She has been an elementary classroom teacher, an elementary school computer and technology teacher, a home-schooling mother, an educational activist, an educational author, a web designer, a blogger, and a Girl Scout leader. Ms. Paris currently lives with her husband and two children in Germany where she enjoys moon watching. 64 20th Century Race to the Moon Over 50 years ago, two enemies decided to take on the same goal. They each wanted to be the first to explore space. Discover the exciting story that led from World War II through the Cold War and at last to the moon!

It was also the largest craft ever put into orbit. But Skylab was damaged in its launch, so it was only used for three missions. In 1986, the Russians launched Mir. It was used until 2001. China launched its first space station in September 2011. The Tiangong 1 will be the first of several sections. When all the pieces are in place, multiple spaceships will be able to dock at the same time. Eyes in the Sky Scientists use space stations to study our planet in ways that aren’t possible anywhere else.

All these questions and more will be answered as you relive the mission. gov/externalflash/apollo11_landing This video features the first manned lunar module to land on the moon. You will hear authentic audio from the mission throughout the video. You can also watch the footage from Apollo 11’s launch and view a 360º view of the surface of the landing site while listening to the transcript of the account. htm Learn more about Earth’s moon. From its effect on the tides to the phases of the moon, this site has lots of information.

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