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Space stations

Author: Steve Parker
Publisher: Mankatao, Minnesota : Smart Apple Media, [2016] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Space stations, including Skylab, Mir and the ISS are a vital outposts of scientific endeavour. Although only the ISS remains in orbit, the story of man's quest to live and conduct experiments in space is a tale of adventure, tragedy and genius. Six books that reveal the thrilling journeys, triumphs and disasters that men and women have experienced in the exploration of our universe. These books examine the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Parker
ISBN: 1625880812 9781625880819
OCLC Number: 910531073
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Space colonies --
Skylab --
Salyut --
Going modular --
MIr: missions --
Fire in space --
A joint effort --
Building the ISS --
Completing the ISS --
ISS expeditions --
LIfe in space --
Future space stations --
Tech files and glossary.
Other Titles: Story of space :
Responsibility: Steve Parker.

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Space stations, including Skylab, Mir and the ISS are a vital outposts of scientific endeavour. Although only the ISS remains in orbit, the story of man's quest to live and conduct experiments in space is a tale of adventure, tragedy and genius. Six books that reveal the thrilling journeys, triumphs and disasters that men and women have experienced in the exploration of our universe. These books examine the mind-blowing technologies involved in space endeavours and tells the all too human stories of some of the key figures.

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