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Vostok 1 first human in space by Michael D. Cole

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Published by Enslow Publishers in Springfield, N.J .
Written in English



  • Soviet Union


  • Gagarin, Yuri Alekseyevich, 1934-1968 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Gagarin, Yuri Alekseyevich, 1934-1968,
  • Vostok (Spacecraft) -- Juvenile literature,
  • Astronauts -- Soviet Union -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Astronauts

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 45) and index.

Other titlesVostok one
StatementMichael D. Cole.
SeriesCountdown to space
LC ClassificationsTL789.85.G3 C65 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1115169M
ISBN 100894905414
LC Control Number94041180

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