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How We Got to the Moon: The People, Technology, and Daring Feats of Science Behind Humanity's Greatest Adventure

作者 John Rocco
出版社 Ingram International Inc
商品描述 How We Got to the Moon: The People, Technology, and Daring Feats of Science Behind Humanity's Greatest Adventure:,LONGLISTEDFORTHENATIONALBOOKAWARD-YALSAEXCEL

內容簡介

內容簡介 LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD - YALSA EXCELLENCE IN NONFICTION FINALIST - A ROBERT F. SIBERT HONOR BOOK This beautifully illustrated, oversized guide to the people and technology of the moon landing by award-winning author illustrator John Rocco (illustrator of the Percy Jackson series) is a must-have for space fans, classrooms, and tech geeks. Everyone knows of Neil Armstrong's famous first steps on the moon. But what did it really take to get us there? The Moon landing is one of the most ambitious, thrilling, and dangerous ventures in human history. This exquisitely researched and illustrated book tells the stories of the 400,000 unsung heroes--the engineers, mathematicians, seamstresses, welders, and factory workers--and their innovations and life-changing technological leaps forward that allowed NASA to achieve this unparalleled accomplishment. From the shocking launch of the Russian satellite Sputnik to the triumphant splashdown of Apollo 11, Caldecott Honor winner John Rocco answers every possible question about this world-altering mission. Each challenging step in the space race is revealed, examined, and displayed through stunning diagrams, experiments, moments of crisis, and unforgettable human stories. Explorers of all ages will want to pore over every page in this comprehensive chronicle detailing the grandest human adventure of all time

作者介紹

作者介紹 John Rocco is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of many acclaimed books for children, including Blackout, recipient of the Caldecott Honor. Rocco has illustrated the covers for Rick Riordan's internationally bestselling series Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, and The Trials of Apollo. He also created the illustrations for the #1 New York Times bestsellers Percy Jackson's Greek Gods and Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes. Before making children's books, Rocco spent many years as creative director for Walt Disney Imagineering. If he couldn't make books, he would like to work as an engineer for NASA. He hopes this book will serve as his application. Rocco lives in Rhode Island with his wife, daughter, and several demanding animals. To find out more, visit roccoart.com, or follow him on Twitter at @johnroccoart and on Instagram at @johnrocco.

商品規格

書名 / How We Got to the Moon: The People, Technology, and Daring Feats of Science Behind Humanity's Greatest Adventure
作者 / John Rocco
簡介 / How We Got to the Moon: The People, Technology, and Daring Feats of Science Behind Humanity's Greatest Adventure:,LONGLISTEDFORTHENATIONALBOOKAWARD-YALSAEXCEL
出版社 / Ingram International Inc
ISBN13 / 9780525647423
ISBN10 /
EAN / 9780525647423
誠品26碼 /
尺寸 / 27.9X21.8X2.3CM
重量(g) / 1270.1
語言 / 3:英文
尺寸 / 27.9X21.8X2.3CM
裝訂 / P:平裝
頁數 / 264
級別 / N:無