The Resource Alan Shepard : higher and faster, Janet & Geoff Benge, (electronic resource)

Alan Shepard : higher and faster, Janet & Geoff Benge, (electronic resource)

Label
Alan Shepard : higher and faster
Title
Alan Shepard
Title remainder
higher and faster
Statement of responsibility
Janet & Geoff Benge
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Alan Shepard gripped the abort handle and braced his feet against the capsule floor. Five, Four, Three... Don't screw up, he muttered. Two, One, Zero, Liftoff. Alan felt himself rising into the sky. He could scarcely believe it. The boy who grew up with a passion for flying was off on the ultimate flight -- to space! Alan Shepard's boyhood fascination with flight led him from constructing model airplanes in his grandfather's basement to attaining national hero status in the race to space. Rooted in hard work and education, this pioneer's dreams of flight came true as he became not only the first American launched into space but, later, one of the privileged few to walk on the moon. When he wasn't soaring above the clouds, astronaut Alan Shepard used his expertise to benefit others, raising money to fuel the dreams of science students and guiding NASA missions. The achievements of this high flyer -- America's "Lindbergh of Space" -- inspire all who dare to live their dreams (1923-1998)
Member of
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1958-
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Benge, Janet
Dewey number
  • 629.450092
  • B
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Tim Gregory
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Benge, Geoff
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Heroes of history
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  • Shepard, Alan B.
  • Astronauts
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Alan Shepard : higher and faster, Janet & Geoff Benge, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11973841
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11973841
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 51 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11973841
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11973841
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Alan Shepard : higher and faster, Janet & Geoff Benge, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11973841
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11973841
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 51 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11973841
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11973841
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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