DK Eyewitness Books: Space Exploration

Editors: DK Publishing and Stott, Carole
Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Inc.

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-7566-5828-1
Category: Science - Astronomy
Image Count: 256
Book Status: Available
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Discover the space that surrounds our planet, how astronauts get there, and what they find in Eyewitness Space Exploration. Learn how satellites in space help us forecast the weather, about the first birth in Space, how an astronaut's body is affected upon reentering the Earth's atmosphere, and much, much more!

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Table of Contents

  • Dreams of space
  • What is space?
  • Space nations
  • Rocket science
  • Reusable rocket
  • The race for space
  • Space travelers
  • Man on the Moon
  • How to be an astronaut
  • Astronaut fashion
  • Living in space
  • Astronauts at work
  • Rest and play
  • Danger and disaster
  • Space stations
  • Science without gravity
  • Testing equipment
  • Lonely explorers
  • In-depth investigators
  • Landers and discoverers
  • Crowded space
  • Looking at Earth
  • Looking into space
  • Spin-offs
  • 21st-century exploration
  • International Space Station
  • The way ahead
  • Did you know?
  • Timeline
  • Find out more
  • Acknowledgments