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Author D'Antonio, Michael.

Title A ball, a dog, and a monkey : 1957, the space race begins / Michael D'Antonio.

Publication Info. New York : Simon & Schuster, 2007.

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Location Call No. Status
 Burlington Public Library - Adult Department  629.43 D'AN    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  629.434 D23    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  629.43 D'AN    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Non Fiction  629.434 D'ANTONIO    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Bishop's Corner Branch - Non Fiction  629.434 D'ANTONIO    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  629.43 DA    Check Shelf
Edition First Simon and Schuster hardcover edition.
Description 306 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [263]-291) and index.
Contents Prelude : Ford Fairlanes, atom bombs, and satellites -- 1. Those damn bastards! -- 2. New moon worries -- 3. The Cape -- 4. And a dog shall lead them -- 5. Hold it! -- 6. The acid test -- 7. Being nonchalant and lighting up a marijuana -- 8. A new era of exploration -- 9. Opportunists and adventurers -- 10. Eggheads and pit trucks -- 11. The monkey and the president -- Epilogue -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index.
Subject Artificial satellites -- United States -- History.
Artificial satellites -- Soviet Union -- History.
Space race.
ISBN 0743294319
9780743294317
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