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Published by F. Watts in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Ride, Sally -- Juvenile literature,
  • Ride, Sally,
  • Astronautics -- United States -- Juvenile literature,
  • Women astronauts -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Astronauts -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Astronauts,
  • Astronautics,
  • Space flight,
  • Space flight training -- United States

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About the Edition

Describes the experiences of the first American woman astronaut, scheduled to travel in space in 1983, and explains how astronauts are selected and trained and how it feels to fly in space.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Karen O"Connor.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTL793 .O28 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination88 p. :
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3501568M
ISBN 100531046028
LC Control Number82021844
OCLC/WorldCa9066792

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