RocketsBook - 2008
The most futuristic of humankind's inventions is also one of the oldest. Author Ron Miller tells the story of rockets, from their humble beginnings as toys one thousand years ago to their initiation as fearsome weapons of war. Most recently, rockets have enabled human beings to escape the bonds of Earth, travel into space, and explore other worlds. This is a story of great geniuses, personal sacrifices, and grand adventure.
Publisher: Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, c2008.
Characteristics: 112 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.) ;,27 cm.