|aEyewitness space exploration|cwritten by Carole Stott ; photographed by Steve Gorton.
|a72 p.|bill. (chiefly color)|c28 cm.|e1 Poster
|a"Blast into space and hitch a ride on the earliest rockets and the latest probes"--Cover.
|a"First American Edition, 1997. This American Edition, 2014"--Title page verso.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (page 69) and index.
|aSpace 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 andplay -- 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.
|aDescribes rockets, exploratory vehicles, and other technological aspects of space exploration, satellites, space stations, and the life and work of astronauts.--|cSource other than Library of Congress.
AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookShare to TwitterShare to PinterestMore AddThis Share optionsFrom blasting into space to the mysteries beyond the Earth, Space Exploration by Eyewitness lets your child learn all about spacecrafts, astronauts and their equipment, plus landings on the moon and probes on Mars. Find out what it's like when a rocket blasts off, how astronauts breathe in space and what zero gravity feels like. The Eyewitness reference series is perfect for homework help or school projects.Packed with all the essential information, stunning artwork and photography from the previous edition Space Exploration by Eyewitness is now more interactive and colourful than ever with new infographics, statistics, facts and timelines, plus a giant fact-filled wallchart, making the book more engaging and educational for your child.