Cover image for The race to space / Clive Gifford ; illustrated by Paul Daviz.
Title:
The race to space / Clive Gifford ; illustrated by Paul Daviz.
ISBN:
9781786038906

9781786038890
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Publication Information:
Lake Forest, CA : words & pictures, an imprint of the Quarto Group, 2019.
Physical Description:
64 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
General Note:
"From Sputnick to the moon landing and beyond..."--Cover.

Includes index.
Summary:
You know that man has walked on the Moon, but do you know the story of how he got there? With the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing on 20th July 2019, this book celebrates the Space Race rivalry between the US and the Soviet Union. Readers will learn about the neck-and-neck race between the two superpowers, through an illustrated story of the rivalry that gripped the world. From Russia's first satellite, Sputnik, to Neil Armstrong planting a US a flag on the moon, discover the events that unfolded through amazing nostalgic illustrations and engaging text. Explore, too, how these two space agencies now work together, and how the monumental achievements of the space race have created world-changing technology that we all use and benefit from today.
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