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Author Mooney, Carla, 1970- author.

Title Rocketry : investigate the science and technology of rockets and ballistics / Carla Mooney ; illustrated by Caitlin Denham.

Publication Info. White River Junction, VT : Nomad Press, 2014.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Juvenile Nonfiction  J 621.435 MOO    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Juvenile Nonfiction  J 621.435 MOO    AVAILABLE
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Description vii, 120 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Series "Build it yourself" series.
Note "With 25 projects" -- Cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 116-117) and index.
Summary Traces the history of rocket development from early Chinese fire arrows to modern-day space shuttles, discussing the science behind rocket flight while outlining projects that use the forces of thrust, gravity, lift, and drag.
Contents Blast Off! -- The developement of rocketry -- Basic Rocket science: Newton's laws of motion -- Rocket design and construction -- Taking off: Launch -- Rockets in flight -- Coming back to earth: rocket recovery systems. -- Rockets at work.
Audience 990L Lexile
Note 990L Lexile
Subject Rocketry -- Juvenile literature.
Rockets (Aeronautics) -- Juvenile literature.
Ballistics -- Juvenile literature.
Aeronautics -- Experiments -- Juvenile literature.
Science -- Experiments -- Juvenile literature.
Experiments -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Denham, Caitlin, illustrator.
ISBN 9781619302327
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