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The Future of Space Exploration

Diane Bailey (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601658

A look at potential future developments in space exploration, including settlements on Mars, as well as orbiting telescopes and other technologies that are currently considered state-of-the-art.

Galaxies

Bill McAuliffe (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601382

An examination of the science behind the astronomical phenomena known as galaxies, including relevant theories and history-making discoveries as well as topics of current and future research.

Black Holes

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601368

An examination of the science behind the astronomical phenomena known as black holes, including relevant theories and history-making discoveries as well as topics of current and future research.

Space & Time

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601429

An examination of the science behind the abstract and physical concepts of space and time, including relevant theories and history-making discoveries as well as topics of current and future research.

Stars

Jim Whiting (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601436

An examination of the science behind the astronomical phenomena known as stars, including relevant theories and history-making discoveries as well as topics of current and future research.

To the Moon

Valerie Bodden (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566600446

A history of the bathyscaphe Trieste's 1960 descent to the bottom of the ocean, detailing the challenges encountered, the individuals involved, the discoveries made, and how the expedition left its mark upon the world.

Mae Jemison: Awesome Astronaut

Jill C. Wheeler (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614802693

In this title, examine the life of imaginative space traveler and medical innovator Mae Jemison. Readers will enjoy digging into Jemison's personal story, beginning with her childhood in Chicago where she watched Star Trek and conducted dozens of her own science experiments. Students can trace Jemison's success, from her education at Stanford University and Cornell University to her years volunteering with the Peace Corps, before her acceptance into the NASA space program and flight into space on the Endeavour. Engaging text and photos offer insight on topics such as astronomy, gravity, and biomedical engineering. While a timeline, glossary, and index supplement the text, an entertaining science activity allows readers their own hands-on experience based on the science that inspired this woman's groundbreaking career.

Thanks, NASA!

Tom Greve (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781618103802

This book describes the work of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

From Hubble to Hubble: Astronomers and Outer Space

Connie Jankowski (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743905640

Much of what we know today about Earth is from images taken by cameras on powerful telescopes. Edwin Hubble changed our view of the universe. Working in an observatory, he found that there are other galaxies besides the Milky Way. He also showed that the universe is still growing. Lyman Spitzer, Jr. proposed placing telescopes in space, and in 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope was launched. It sends us amazing images of the universe.