Further Reading and Resources

Books

Cooper, Leroy Gordon. Leap of Faith: An Astronauts Journey Into the Unknown. New York City: Harper Torch, 2000.

Moore, Bill. Oklahomans and Space: Chronicles of the Amazing Contributions of Oklahomans in the Aerospace Industry. Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Historical Society, 2011.

Online Resources

Everett, Dianna, “Cobb, Geraldyn M. (1931-),” Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture,  http://digital.library.okstate.edu/encyclopedia (accessed December 19, 2012).

Everett, Dianna. “Roosa, Stuart Allen (1933-1994)” Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture,  http://digital.library.okstate.edu/encyclopedia (accessed September 22, 2012).

“Fred Wallace Haise, Jr. NASA Astronaut (Former),” http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/haise-fw.html (accessed September 25, 2012).

“John Bennett Herrington (Commander, USN, Ret.) NASA Astronaut (Former),” http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/herringt.html (accessed September 25, 2012).

“Leroy Gordon Cooper, Jr. (Colonel, USAF, Ret.) NASA Astronaut (Deceased),” http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/cooper-lg.html (accessed September 25, 2012).

Moore, Bill. “Cooper, Leroy Gordon, Jr.” Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture,  http://digital.library.okstate.edu/encyclopedia (accessed September 22, 2012).

Moore, Bill. “Garriott, Owen K. (1930- )” Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture,  http://digital.library.okstate.edu/encyclopedia (accessed September 22, 2012).

Moore, Bill. “Lucid, Shannon Matilda Wells (1943- )” Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture,  http://digital.library.okstate.edu/encyclopedia (accessed September 22, 2012).

Moore, Bill. “Pogue, William Reid (1930- )” Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture,  http://digital.library.okstate.edu/encyclopedia (accessed September 22, 2012).

Moore, Bill. “Stafford, Thomas Patten (1930- )” Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture,  http://digital.library.okstate.edu/encyclopedia (accessed September 22, 2012).

“NASA for Students,” http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/k-4/index.html (accessed September 20, 2012.

National Air and Space Museum Website. http://airandspace.si.edu/ (accessed September 25, 2012).

“Owen K. Garriott (PH.D.) NASA Astronaut (Former),” http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/garriott-ok.html (accessed September 25, 2012).

“Thomas P. Stafford, Lieutenant General, USAF (Ret.) NASA Astronaut (Former),” http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/stafford-tp.html (accessed September 25, 2012).

“Shannon W. Lucid (PH.D.) NASA Astronaut (Former),” http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/lucid.html (accessed September 25, 2012).

“Stuart Allen Roosa (Colonel, USAF, Ret.) NASA Astronaut (Deceased),” http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/roosa-sa.html (accessed September 25, 2012).

“William Reid Pogue, Colonel, USAF (Ret.) NASA Astronaut (Former),” http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/pogue-wr.html (accessed September 25, 2012).

Children’s Books

Burleigh, Robert. One Giant Leap. New York: The Penguin Group, 2009. Grades 1 to 3

Siy, Alexandra. Cars on Mars: Roving the Red Planet. Watertown, MA: Charlesbridge Publishing, 2009. Grades 5 to 8

Aldrin, Buzz. Look to the Stars. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 2009. Grades 1 to 3

Stone, Jerry. One Small Step: Celebrating the First Men On the Moon. New York: Roaring Brook Press, 2009. Grades 1 to 3

Thimmesh, Catherine. Team Moon: How 400,000 People Landed Apollo 11 on the Moon. New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2006. Grades 5 to 8

Chaikin, Andrew and Alan Bean. Mission Control, This is Apollo: The Story of the First Voyages to the Moon. New York: Penguin Group, 2009. Grades 3 to 6

Deutsch, Stacia and Rhody Cohon. John Herrington, Overcoming Adversity: Sharing the American Dream. Broomall, PA: Mason Crest Publishers, 2009. Grades 3 to 6

Bredeson, Carmen. Shannon Lucid: Space Ambassador. Brookfield, CT: The Millbrook Press, 1998. Grades 3 to 5
Pogue, William R. How Do You Go To the Bathroom in Space? All the Answers to All the Question You Have About Living in Space. New York: A Tor Book, 1999. Grades 4 to 6

Simon, Seymour. Our Solar System. New York: Morrow Junior Books, 1992. Grades 1 to 3
Carson, Mary Kay. Exploring the Solar System: A History with 22 Activities. Rev. ed. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2008. Grades 4 to 8

Driscoll, Michael. A Children’s Introduction to the Night Sky: The Story of the Stars, Planets, and Constellations - and How You Can Find Them in the Sky. New York: Black Dog and Leventhal Publishers, 2004. Grades 4 to 6

 

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