Another old space book from the classroom. SRA books (Science Research Associates) were short "interesting" reading books for the classroom. In the mid-50s they had two spaceflight books, this one and "Rockets into Space" (1955). Both were part of their "Modern World of Science" series.
Burnett, R. Operation Moon : Facts We’ll Need to Know When We Travel to Other Worlds. Chicago : Science Research Associates. (48 p.) 22 cm.
This pamphlet presents the case for how we will go into space. Text discusses conditions found in space, construction of a space station, and manned exploration of the Moon and the solar system. Includes illustrations of rockets and space suits.