Joe Kittinger: An Unsung Hero

Joe Kittinger: Un héroe no reconocido

Joe Kittinger : un héros méconnu

Joe Kittinger: An Unsung Hero

Joe Kittinger: An Unsung Hero

Joe Kittinger: An Unsung Hero

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.