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Moon Mission: The Epic 400-year Journey to Apollo 11 This riveting narrative told from the astronauts points of view offers a unique approach to the story behind Apollos successful though nearly disastrousmoon landing Readers are brought along on the ride of a lifetime, as they relive every step of the mission, including the nail biting and relatively unknown crucial moments when it came close to failure From ignition to moon walk to splashdown, the story is structured in eleven exciting episodes And, setting this book apart, each episode is linked to the innovations and discoveries from the past four centuries that made it possible from Copernicus to Einstein, the sextant to Velcro It s a new perspective on an epic journey, and the science, technology, engineering and math that set it in motion Bestselling and award winning author Sigmund Brouwer offers children an original look at the historic feat that captivated the world in July ofThe information is thoroughly researched and includes NASA sourced photographs throughout Highly readable and with a compelling modern graphic design, this engaging book is sure to generate interest among a broad range of readers At the same time, it s teeming with math, engineering, science and technology lessons that give young readers the opportunity to make the connections between what they learn in school and awesome things that happened in the real world There are strong curriculum links here, including earth and space systems, physical sciences, chemistry, math, engineering, technology and applied science, as well as history

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