The Resource Almost astronauts : 13 women who dared to dream, (ebook)

Almost astronauts : 13 women who dared to dream, (ebook)

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Almost astronauts : 13 women who dared to dream
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Almost astronauts
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13 women who dared to dream
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eng
Summary
What does it take to be an astronaut? Excellence at flying, courage, intelligence, resistance to stress, top physical shape -- any checklist would include these. But when America created NASA in 1958, there was another unspoken rule: you had to be a man. Here is the tale of thirteen women who proved that they were not only as tough as the toughest man but also brave enough to challenge the government. They were blocked by prejudice, jealousy, and the scrawled note of one of the most powerful men in Washington. But even though the Mercury 13 women did not make it into space, they did not lose, for their example empowered young women to take their place in the sky, piloting jets and commanding space capsules. ALMOST ASTRONAUTS is the story of thirteen true pioneers of the space age. Back matter includes an author's note, an appendix, further reading, a bibliography, sources, source notes, and an index
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Midwest
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Stone, Tanya Lee
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629.450092/273
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Project Mercury (U.S.)
  • Women astronauts
  • Women astronauts
  • Sex discrimination against women
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juvenile
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Almost astronauts : 13 women who dared to dream, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780763656096
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12044927
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remote
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12044927
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MWT12044927
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Almost astronauts : 13 women who dared to dream, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780763656096
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12044927
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12044927
System control number
MWT12044927
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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