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Blast off for rockets! This colorful celebration will satisfy burgeoning astronauts with a survey of rocket planes and spacecrafts. From a Fourth of July firework rocket to the space shuttle Columbia to the rocket that landed men on the moon, rich paintings compare and contrast various types of these remarkable fire-powered flying machines. The simple text and pictures can be enjoyed by the youngest preschool enthusiast, while also appealing to older children who can read by themselves. In-depth endpapers showcase specific models and also detail the famous Apollo space mission.