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Rise of the rockets

Rockets are becoming cheaper and more powerful than before thanks to new technologies. As companies make space more accessible and NASA returns to crewed spaceflight, a new era of space exploration seems to be on the hor...

Rocketry : investigate the science and technology of rockets and ballistics —Mooney, Carla, 1970-

Traces the history of rocket development from early Chinese fire arrows to modern-day space shuttles, discussing the science behind rocket flight while outlining projects that use the forces of thrust, gravity, lift, and...

Baby robot explains... rocket science —Sirett, Dawn.

Just like your little one, Baby Robot is a brilliant scientist in the making. He wants to know how to fly to the Moon, so Rose-bot tells him about rocket science. Based on his firsthand experiences, Baby Robot has imagin...

On the launch pad : a counting book about rockets —Dahl, Michael.

A countdown from twelve to one as a space shuttle awaits liftoff.

Strange angel. Season one

Jack Parsons is a brilliant and ambitious blue-collar worker of 1930s Los Angeles who started as a janitor at a chemical factory but had fantastical dreams that led him to birth the unknown discipline of American rocketr...

Rocket science —Lock, Deborah.

Looks at the science behind rockets and rocketry, with experiments to try at home that demonstrate the principles involved.

When sparks fly : the true story of Robert Goddard, father of US rocketry —Fulton, Kristen, author.

Robert Goddard may be known as the father of US rocketry, but back in the 1880s, he was just a kid in Worcester, Massachusetts. Even as a youngster, his eyes glimmered with scientific interest and the thrill of discovery...

Rocket science : a beginner's guide to the fundamentals of spaceflight —Rader, Andrew (Andrew Alan), author.

"Ever wonder how spaceships work? Rocket Science is a tour of the latest in spacecraft technology and planetary exploration by real-life aerospace engineer Andrew Rader and illustrator Galen Frazer. Explaining the physic...

Lego man in space : a true story —Shaughnessy, Mara.

Tells the story of how two boys launched a LEGO man 80,000 feet into space using a weather balloon, a homemade parachute, and a video camera is truly an inspirational story for the ages. This book tells the story of how ...

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