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History Expeditions & Discoveries

Canadians in Space

The Forever Frontier

by (author) John Melady

Publisher
Dundurn Press
Initial publish date
Aug 2009
Category
Expeditions & Discoveries, General, Aeronautics & Astronautics
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781770705678
    Publish Date
    Aug 2009
    List Price
    $9.99
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781550029406
    Publish Date
    Aug 2009
    List Price
    $27.99

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Description

In 1984, Marc Garneau became Canadas first astronaut and a national hero. Since then, seven of his fellow citizens have followed in his footsteps, many more than once. This book was written as a twenty-fifth anniversary tribute to these brave men and women who defied tremendous odds, risked their lives, and soared from Earth on sheets of flame.

About the author

John Melady is a veteran writer and space enthusiast. He has written many books, including Canadians in Space, Star of Courage, Heartbreak and Heroism, and Pearson's Prize. Melady lives in Seaforth, Ontario.

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Awards

  • Winner, Dewey Diva Pick

Editorial Reviews

"The book is inspirational for younger people ... Canadians in Space, is an out of this world book, that should be read by all proud Canadians."

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