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Sputnik and the space race, Jordan Johnson

Label
Sputnik and the space race
Title
Sputnik and the space race
Statement of responsibility
Jordan Johnson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the late 1950s, space became the new source of conflict for the United States and the Soviet Union. The world changed in 1957 when the Soviet Union launched Sputnik. The world s first satellite, Sputnik prompted advances in science and technology. Each side was determined to demonstrate technological acumen and military prowess through the ultimate space race. This book explores how technological power was used in the fight for political dominance
Member of
Cataloging source
NJQ/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Johnson, Jordan
Dewey number
629.46/0947
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL796.5.R9
LC item number
J64 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The Cold War chronicles
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sputnik satellites
  • Artificial satellites
  • Artificial satellites, Russian
  • Space race
  • Cold War
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Sputnik and the space race, Jordan Johnson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: On your mark, get set -- Mounting tensions -- The space race -- The faces of the Cold War -- Negotiation and innovation -- The legacy of the space race
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
112 pages
Isbn
9781502627322
Lccn
2016051651
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • ocn972533802
  • (OCoLC)972533802
  • 2122919
Label
Sputnik and the space race, Jordan Johnson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: On your mark, get set -- Mounting tensions -- The space race -- The faces of the Cold War -- Negotiation and innovation -- The legacy of the space race
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
112 pages
Isbn
9781502627322
Lccn
2016051651
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • ocn972533802
  • (OCoLC)972533802
  • 2122919

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