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The Mercury 6 mission: the first American astronaut to orbit Earth

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Powerkids Press,
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1st ed.
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IL: LG - BL: 5.9 - AR Pts: 0.5
In this book, students will learn about the space race between the United States. and the Soviets, and how astronaut John Glenns three 88-minute orbits around Earth helped to even the score. Kids will be enthralled by the story of Glenn and his Friendship 7 space capsule as it skirts its way around the world and out of danger.
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Full title mercury 6 mission the first american astronaut to orbit earth
Author zelon helen
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publishDate 2002
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series Space missions
series_with_volume Space missions|
subject_facet Astronauts, Friendship 7 (Spacecraft), Glenn, John, -- 1921-, Project Mercury (U.S.)
title_display The Mercury 6 mission : the first American astronaut to orbit Earth
title_full The Mercury 6 mission : the first American astronaut to orbit Earth / Helen Zelon
title_short The Mercury 6 mission :
title_sub the first American astronaut to orbit Earth
topic_facet Astronauts, Glenn, John