Sally Ride: Shooting for the Stars Great Lives Series

Sally Ride: Shooting for the Stars Great Lives Series

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by Jane Hurwitz, Sue Hurwitz
     
 

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Sally Ride

Shooting for the Stars

Astronaut Dr. Sally Ride took a deep breath and nervously waited as the powerful engines of the Space Shuttle Challenger roared to life. This was the most frightening, yet exciting moment of Sally's life! She was determined to prove that an American woman could perform in space as well as a man.

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Sally Ride

Shooting for the Stars

Astronaut Dr. Sally Ride took a deep breath and nervously waited as the powerful engines of the Space Shuttle Challenger roared to life. This was the most frightening, yet exciting moment of Sally's life! She was determined to prove that an American woman could perform in space as well as a man.

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Sally Ride: Shooting for the Stars profiles the life of America's first woman astronaut to fly in space. Jain Sally's astronaut training as she learns to fly jets, practices sea rescue missions, and floats weightlessly in a special "zero gravity" aircraft. Witness her breathtaking view of Earth from 184 miles out in space while traveling aver 17,400 miles per hour! Then dare to share her dream of joining NASA's astronaut program.


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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307775818
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
12/22/2010
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
126
File size:
3 MB

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Sally Ride: Shooting for the Stars 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Most biographies are very boring. But this one isn't! It will make you want to read more. Like it did to me!
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There are 128 psges in this book it says 84 but that is the hard cover so the the 128 is the real number