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Kingfisher voyages : space

Author: Mike Goldsmith
Publisher: Boston : Kingfisher, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Join Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, who will be your guide as you explore the mysteries of the universe. Look at planets, stars, meteors, comets, black holes, and our very own planet Earth. Find out what it takes to train and be an astronaut and discover what it feels like to break through Earth's atmosphere. Learn what's inside the space shuttle and investigate the other planets and moons in our  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Goldsmith
ISBN: 0753459108 9780753459102
OCLC Number: 59360287
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 53 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Reaching for the moon --
Astronomy --
Building rockets --
The moon (acetate spreads) --
Race to space --
Early missions --
Race to the moon --
Apollo 17 (acetate spreads) --
Astronauts training --
Shuttle lift-off (gatefold spreads) --
Entering orbit --
Chapter two (divider) "On board the shuttle" --
Life in orbit --
Space walk (acetate spreads) --
Space shuttle missions --
International space station --
Shuttle touch-down --
Chapter three (divider) "Planets and beyond" --
Sun and solar system --
Inner solar system --
Outer solar system --
Exploring Mars --
Deep space --
Future missions --
Glossary --
Index.
Other Titles: Space
Responsibility: Mike Goldsmith ; quotations and foreword by Sally K. Ride.
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Join Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, who will be your guide as you explore the mysteries of the universe. Look at planets, stars, meteors, comets, black holes, and our very own planet Earth. Find out what it takes to train and be an astronaut and discover what it feels like to break through Earth's atmosphere. Learn what's inside the space shuttle and investigate the other planets and moons in our solar system. Finally, consider what surprises other galaxies might hold in this dynamic look at the world of space exploration.

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