Space Research, 1st Edition

  • Peggy J. Parks
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  • ISBN-10: 1601522045
  • ISBN-13: 9781601522047
  • DDC: 500.5
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 96 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released August 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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From the Apollo missions that allowed humans to walk on the moon to space shuttle flights and the invaluable data gathered by robotic probes, space research has yielded a vast amount of information over the years. Such knowledge drives the quest for expanded scientific understanding of the universe as well as the development of technologies that support continued space research. This title examines the science behind space research in the following chapters: What Is Space Research? Probing the Universe; Living and Working in Space; Eyes on the Universe; and Space Research in the Future.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Important Events in Space Research.
Introduction: “Discovery, Science, Innovation”.
1: What Is Space Research?.
2: Probing the Universe.
3: Living and Working in Space.
4: Eyes on the Universe.
5: Space Research in the Future.
Source Notes.
Facts about Space.
Related Organizations.
For Further Research.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.