Cover image for Eyewitness space exploration
Title:
Eyewitness space exploration
Author:
Stott, Carole, author.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
London : DK Publishing, 2014.

©2014
Physical Description:
72 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm.
Summary:
Describes rockets, exploratory vehicles, and other technological aspects of space exploration, satellites, space stations, and the life and work of astronauts.
General Note:
"Blast into space and hitch a ride on the earliest rockets and the latest probes"--Cover.

"First American Edition, 1997. This American Edition, 2014"--Title page verso.

Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Space dreams -- What is space? -- Space nations -- Rocket science -- Reusable rocket -- The race for space -- Space travelers -- Man on the Moon -- Astronaut training -- Astronaut fashion -- Living in space -- Space work -- Rest and play -- Danger and disaster -- Space stations -- Science in space -- Equipment -- Lonely explorers -- Space investigators -- Space discoverers -- Satellite space -- Looking at Earth -- Looking into space -- Spin-offs -- New exploration -- The ISS -- Roving around -- Space tourism -- The way ahead -- Did you know? -- Timeline -- Find out more.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9781465426215

9780241013601
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Discover the secrets of space and humankind's quest to learn about our universe.

An informative guide to the mysteries beyond Earth and its atmosphere, Space Exploration takes young readers on a journey through the solar system and highlights advancements in space technology. Discover how satellites help us forecast the weather, how the Large Space Simulator is used to test spacecraft, what happens at liftoff and blastoff, and how the landing craft probes and explores planets. Learn about a day in the life of an astronaut including how a special sleeping bag helps them to sleep in weightless conditions, how astronauts repair an orbiting spacecraft from the outside, and how and astronaut's body is affected upon reentering the Earth's atmosphere in this updated edition of a best-selling title from the Eyewitness series.

The introduction of paperback editions, eye-catching jackets, and updated interiors ensure that the Eyewitness series will continue to be relevant in the ever-changing world of education and remain the go-to source for homework help, research projects, reluctant readers, ESL students, and, as always, to satisfy the minds of curious kids.

Supports the Common Core State Standards


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