Rocket Man

Rocket Man

The Mercury Adventure of John Glenn

Book - 2004 | 1st ed
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In 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.
Publisher: Atlanta, Ga. : Peachtree, c2004
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: B G5586as
Characteristics: 105 p. : col. ill. ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Hunt, Robert 1952-- Illustrator
ISBN: 9781561453238
1561453234

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