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DK Eyewitness Books: Space Exploration: Blast Into Space and Hitch a Ride on the Earliest Rockets and the Latest Probes

DK Eyewitness Books: Space Exploration: Blast Into Space and Hitch a Ride on the Earliest Rockets and the Latest Probes (Library Binding)

By Stott, Carole

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. Dis...cover 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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ISBN 9781465426215
Released AU 18 Aug 2014
Format Library Binding
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Series DK Eyewitness
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ISBN-13 9781465426215
Stock Out of stock
Status Not currently available
Imprint DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Released 18 Aug 2014
Publication Country United States United States
Format Library Binding
Author(s) By Stott, Carole
Series DK Eyewitness
Category Physics
Number of Pages 72
Dimensions Width: 218mm
Height: 284mm
Spine: 13mm
Dewey Code 629.4
Weight 567g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Space flight, Outer space - Exploration, Astronautics
NBS Text School Textbooks & Study Guides: Maths, Science & Technical
ONIX Text Children/juvenile