20th Century. Race to the Moon by Stephanie Paris

By Stephanie Paris

Realize the background of the distance race during this intriguing and riveting nonfiction name! effortless readers will find out about the Kennedy house Station, the chilly battle, Sputnik, the 1st astronauts and cosmonauts to make it into house, and the 1st touchdown at the moon. via beautiful pictures, informational textual content, and bold evidence, readers can be enthralled and encouraged by means of the fantastic accomplishments that happened in the course of the race to space!

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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. Growing special crystals in zero gravity may lead to faster computers or new ways to fight diseases. 54 Telescopes record changes in Earth’s weather and study the big picture. Space stations are great places to test how to grow food for future space explorers.

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. You will also find tips for watching the moon as it goes through its different phases. 63 About the Author Stephanie Paris grew up in California. She received a degree in psychology from UC Santa Cruz and a teaching credential from CSU San Jose.

Only time will tell! 25, May l 12, Apri 1 196 July 20, 1969 The lunar module Eagle lands on the moon. July June 16, 1963 Valentina Tereshkova becomes the first woman in space. Soviets launch Sputnik 1, Earth’s first artificial satellite. 56 196 9 Neil Armstrong becomes the first human to set foot on the moon. 1 196 President Kennedy asks the United States to land a man on the moon within the decade. 971 19, 1 l i r p A Yuri Gagarin becomes the first man in space. October 4, 1957 21, The USSR launches Salyut 1, the world’s first space station.

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