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Joe Kittinger: An Unsung Hero

Biography (nonfiction) 1,626 words, Level W (Grade 4), Lexile 1050L.
Joe Kittinger is a man of extraordinary courage who made important contributions to the field of space exploration. Students will learn about Kittinger's work with high-altitude balloons and incredible acts of bravery that benefited both pilots and astronauts. Photographs support the text.

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