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Shannon Lucid

space ambassador

by Carmen Bredeson

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Published by Millbrook Press in Brookfield, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Lucid, Shannon, 1943- -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Lucid, Shannon, 1943-,
    • Astronauts -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Women astronauts -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Astronauts.,
    • Women -- Biography.

    • About the Edition

      Chronicles the life of the astronaut from her childhood in Oklahoma through her various space shuttle missions to her six months aboard the Mir space station.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 45) and index.

      StatementCarmen Bredeson.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
      SeriesA Gateway biography
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTL789.85.L83 B74 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL699381M
      ISBN 100761304061
      LC Control Number97047147
      OCLC/WorldCa38120528


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