Rocket man : the Mercury adventure of John Glenn
by Ashby, Ruth,
|Format:||Print Book 2019|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 2 copies|
SummaryIn 1962, Astronaut John Glenn orbits the earth in the Friendship 7 spacecraft. This dramatic story of John Glenn's neardisastrous mission in Friendship 7 also takes young readers through his smalltown Ohio boyhood, his extraordinary experiences as a fighter pilot in two wars, and his life as an astronaut. Annotation. This dramatic story of John Glenn's near-disastrous mission in Friendship 7 also takes young readers through his small-town Ohio boyhood, his extraordinary experiences as a fighter pilot in two wars, and his life as an astronaut. From his childhood years in Ohio and his service as a fighter pilot in two wars to his training for his space flight and beyond, the incredible story of this accomplished pilot, veteran, astronaut, and U.S. senator is told in great detail with colorful illustrations.
Up, Up, and Away
Faster Than a Speeding Bullet
Becoming an Astronaut
The Star Sailors
Into the Space Age
"Just the Normal Day in Space"
One American Legend
-- Juvenile literature.
Glenn, John, -- 1921-
Project Mercury (U.S.) -- History -- Juvenile literature.
|Publisher|| Atlanta, Ga. :2019
|Edition||1st trade paperback edition.|
117 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Includes bibliographical references (page 117).