DK Eyewitness: Space Exploration, 1st Edition

  • Carole Stott
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  • ISBN-10: 075667641X
  • ISBN-13: 9780756676414
  • DDC: 629.4
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 72 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released October 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Overview

This is a spectacular and informative guide to the mysteries beyond Earth and its atmosphere. Original photography of spacecraft both before and after traveling in space and pictures of astronauts and their equipment offer a unique view of the history of space exploration and the daily life of astronauts.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: Dreams of space.
2: What is space?.
3: Space nations.
4: Rocket science.
5: Reusable rocket.
6: The race for space.
7: Space travelers.
8: Man on the Moon.
9: How to be an astronaut.
10: Astronaut fashion.
11: Living in space.
12: Astronauts at work.
13: Rest and play.
14: Danger and disaster.
15: Space stations.
16: Science without gravity.
17: Testing equipment.
18: Lonely explorers.
19: In-depth investigators.
20: Landers and discoverers.
21: Crowded space.
22: Looking at Earth.
23: Looking into space.
24: Spin-offs.
25: 21st-century exploration.
26: International Space Station.
27: The way ahead.
28: Did you know?.
29: Timeline.
30: Find out more.
Index.
Acknowledgments.