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Spaceman : the true story of a young boy's journey to becoming an astronaut / Mike Massimino.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

"The story of Mike Massimino's life growing up in a working-class family and his determination to get the education and experience that would lead to his challenging but successful rise to become a NASA astronaut."
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J 921 MASSIMINO (Text) 33892100694547 Children's New Books Book None 07/21/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593120866
  • ISBN: 0593120868
  • ISBN: 9780593120873
  • ISBN: 0593120876
  • Physical Description: xviii, 266 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits (chiefly color) ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Adapted for young readers" -- Title page.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: A science fiction monster -- A perfect good -- Most all-around -- Who you gonna get? -- The smart-kid Olympics -- Force feedback -- Human factors -- Disqualified -- Yes or no -- There's Mach I -- Spacewalker -- Shackleton mode -- Seeing beyond the stars -- Ready to go -- Weightless -- Earth is a planet -- Maybe this is heaven -- February 1, 2003 -- Why we go -- From the ashes -- One last job -- Line 28 -- Grounded -- Epilogue: Around the next corner.
Summary, etc.:
"The story of Mike Massimino's life growing up in a working-class family and his determination to get the education and experience that would lead to his challenging but successful rise to become a NASA astronaut." -- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages: 9 to 12.
Subject: Massimino, Mike, 1962- > Juvenile literature.
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration > Juvenile literature.
Hubble Space Telescope (Spacecraft) > Juvenile literature.
Astronauts > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Massimino, Mike, 1962-
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Hubble Space Telescope (Spacecraft)
Astronauts > United States > Biography.
Massimino, Mike, 1962-
Astronauts.
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Hubble Space Telescope (Spacecraft)
Genre: Biographies.
Autobiographies.

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