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The Resource Women in space : 23 stories of first flights, scientific missions, and gravity-breaking adventures, Karen Bush Gibson

Women in space : 23 stories of first flights, scientific missions, and gravity-breaking adventures, Karen Bush Gibson

Label
Women in space : 23 stories of first flights, scientific missions, and gravity-breaking adventures
Title
Women in space
Title remainder
23 stories of first flights, scientific missions, and gravity-breaking adventures
Statement of responsibility
Karen Bush Gibson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Stories of the female pilots, physicists, and doctors who broke the stratospheric ceiling
Member of
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gibson, Karen Bush
Dewey number
629.450092/52
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
12+
LC call number
TL793
LC item number
.G457 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Women of action
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women astronauts
  • Women in astronautics
  • Women astronauts
  • Women in astronautics
  • Women astronauts
  • Women in astronautics
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Women in space : 23 stories of first flights, scientific missions, and gravity-breaking adventures, Karen Bush Gibson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references( pages 221-227) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Mercury 13 : the astronauts who never were -- Cosmonauts : Valentina Tereshkova : first in space -- Svetlana Savitskaya : no apron for her -- Elena Kondakova : long-duration stay -- Yelena Serova : ready and waiting -- American women join the space race -- Sally Ride : first American woman in space -- Judith Resnik : all she ever wanted to do -- Kathryn Sullivan : a walk into history -- Shannon Lucid : a Russian favorite -- Mae Jemison : doctor astronaut -- Ellen Ochoa : career astronaut -- Eileen Collins : space shuttle commander -- Catherine (Cady) Coleman : musical astronaut -- Pamela Melroy : piloting in space -- Peggy Whitson : space station commander -- Sunita Williams : breaking records -- Barbara Morgan : teachers in space -- World astronauts -- Roberta Bondar : living a childhood dream -- Chiaki Mukai : opening doors -- Claudie Haigner : French astronaut and Soyuz commander -- Yi Soyeon : first Korean in space -- Kalpana Chawla : a tragic end -- Liu Yang : a flying knight in space -- Samantha Cristoforetti : military pilot astronaut -- The future of spaceflight
Control code
ocn840465083
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
234 pages
Isbn
9781613748442
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2013024950
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)840465083
  • (Sirsi) a1710522
Label
Women in space : 23 stories of first flights, scientific missions, and gravity-breaking adventures, Karen Bush Gibson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references( pages 221-227) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Mercury 13 : the astronauts who never were -- Cosmonauts : Valentina Tereshkova : first in space -- Svetlana Savitskaya : no apron for her -- Elena Kondakova : long-duration stay -- Yelena Serova : ready and waiting -- American women join the space race -- Sally Ride : first American woman in space -- Judith Resnik : all she ever wanted to do -- Kathryn Sullivan : a walk into history -- Shannon Lucid : a Russian favorite -- Mae Jemison : doctor astronaut -- Ellen Ochoa : career astronaut -- Eileen Collins : space shuttle commander -- Catherine (Cady) Coleman : musical astronaut -- Pamela Melroy : piloting in space -- Peggy Whitson : space station commander -- Sunita Williams : breaking records -- Barbara Morgan : teachers in space -- World astronauts -- Roberta Bondar : living a childhood dream -- Chiaki Mukai : opening doors -- Claudie Haigner : French astronaut and Soyuz commander -- Yi Soyeon : first Korean in space -- Kalpana Chawla : a tragic end -- Liu Yang : a flying knight in space -- Samantha Cristoforetti : military pilot astronaut -- The future of spaceflight
Control code
ocn840465083
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
234 pages
Isbn
9781613748442
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2013024950
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)840465083
  • (Sirsi) a1710522

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