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Exploring space

by Grayson, Robert, 1951-

Format: Print Book 2014
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 999 G79
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 999 G79
 
 
Summary
Throughout history, people have always explored new frontiers. Adventure, fame, and scientific discovery have all driven humans to forge into the unknown. This title examines the exploration of space. Easy-to-read, engaging text sends readers across the solar system, examines the explorers who journeyed into Earth's orbit and beyond, and traces the development of the technology and techniques that made this exploration possible. Well-placed sidebars, vivid photos, helpful maps, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of the topic. Additional features include a table of contents, a selected bibliography, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
Contents
Space-age wonders
Blastoff!
Early space explorers
A national priority
Testing limits
To the moon
After the race
Orbiting science labs
Where no one has gone before.

Additional Information
Series Story of exploration.
Subjects Outer space -- Juvenile literature.
Outer space -- Ecology -- Juvenile literature.
Outer space -- Discovery and exploration -- Juvenile literature.
Publisher Minneapolis, Minn. :2014
Language English
Description 144 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 x 25 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 136-141) and index.
ISBN 9781624032530
1624032532
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