Outer space and its characteristics are discussed and identified throughout this book. The most up to date information from current research is provided.
Neptune is the farthest planet from the sun. It takes 165 Earth years to complete a single orbit! Young students will learn about the discovery of Neptune, its moons, and the information gathered by Voyager II, the only space probe to pass by this distant planet. Blastoff! Series
With bright, vibrant colors and amazing photography, these six 64-page visually stunning books invite students to explore and discover the world of science. Key facts and terms are described on each page. â€œFactoscopeâ€ boxes highlight important points of text. Colorful photographs are labeled for easy identification.
Pluto is a dwarf planet with three known moonsâ€”Hydra, Nix, and Charon. Children will explore Pluto's physical features, its position in the solar system, and why it is no longer considered a planet. Blastoff! Series
Saturn has the largest and most complex ring system of any planet in the solar system. Young learners will read about Saturn's discovery, its physical traits, and how the sixth planet in the solar system has been explored. Blastoff! Series
Space shuttles bring astronauts into and out of space. Children will learn about the history of space shuttles, the advanced technology onboard, and how these vehicles perform their missions. Blastoff! Series
Astronauts live and work on space stations that orbit Earth. Young readers will read about space station parts, the first space stations, and the International Space Station. Blastoff! Series