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Space-Traveling Animals
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  • Authored by: Joseph A. Angelo, Jr.
  • From the Series: Human Spaceflight
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  • ISBN-10: 1-4381-9347-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-9347-2
  • Status: In Stock
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  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 03/01/2019
  • Dewey Number: 621.43
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up

Summary

Aimed at inspiring students in high school and college to become the space experts of tomorrow, this eBook discusses and recounts the histories of the animals used in early space missions to test space travel technology, including the "astrochimps" and rhesus monkeys used in American test flights, the dogs used in Soviet tests, and 21st-century space research involving spiders, fish, and rodents. 

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About the Author(s)

Joseph A. Angelo, Jr., Ph.D., a retired lieutenant colonel with the U.S. Air Force, is currently a technical writer and a consulting futurist. Over the past 40 years, he has served as an adjunct professor at the Florida Institute of Technology, Rollins College, and Valencia College, specializing in space technology, nuclear technology, and astronomy.

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