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Aerospace Engineering and the Principles of Flight

Anne Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427191045

Aerospace engineers work with different kinds of aircraft, from gliders to space shuttles. This book introduces readers to this profession. Readers learn how engineers use the principles of flight to design and innovate airplanes, rockets, and more. Clearly written text outlines the steps in the engineering design process and guides readers through the steps to create their own flying machines.

What's Next?: 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.

Mysteries of the Universe: 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.

Mysteries of the Universe: 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.

Mysteries of the Universe: 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.

Mysteries of the Universe: 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.

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. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.