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What Is NASA?
What Is NASA?
Paperback      ISBN: 1524786039
A young reader's history of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) describes its 1958 creation, the space race that inspired the Apollo program, and the missions and discoveries that have taken place since the first lunar landing. Simultaneous and eBook.
50 Things You Should Know About Space
50 Things You Should Know About Space
Paperback      ISBN: 1609929624
Presents basic facts about the universe, including data on planets, asteroids, galaxies, and comets.
Super Space Encyclopedia: The Furthest, Largest, Most Spectacular Features of Our Universe
Super Space Encyclopedia
The Furthest, Largest, Most Spectacular Features of Our Universe
Hardcover      ISBN: 1465481710
Big Ideas That Changed the World 1: Rocket to the Moon!
Big Ideas That Changed the World 1
Rocket to the Moon!
Hardcover      ISBN: 1419734040
Presents a history of rocket technology, from ancient Chinese rockets, the "bombs bursting in air" during the War of 1812, and Russia's Sputnik program.
Disaster Strikes!: The Most Dangerous Space Missions of All Time
Disaster Strikes!
The Most Dangerous Space Missions of All Time
Hardcover      ISBN: 1984812750
Twelve thrilling and terrifying space-mission failures, told by the bestselling author of Apollo 13! We've all heard about the amazing, daring, and exciting missions to outer space that have succeeded. But for every success, there are mistakes, surprises, and flat-out failures that happen along the way. In this collection, Jeffrey Kluger recounts twelve such disasters, telling the stories of the astronauts and the cosmonauts, the trials and the errors, the missions and the misses. With stories of missions run by both Americans and Russians during the height of the space race, complete with photos of the people and machines behind them, this book delves into the mishaps and the tragedies, small and large, that led humankind to the moon and beyond.
The Space Race
The Space Race
Hardcover      ISBN: 1465481451
The author of Did You Know? Space presents a history of human space exploration that includes lesser-known stories behind famous space missions while answering common questions about the space race, the first lunar landing and the potential for life on Mars.
Professor Astro Cat's Intergalactic Activity Book
Professor Astro Cat's Intergalactic Activity Book
Paperback      ISBN: 190926346x
In this companion activity book to the hit series, Astro Cat will help you think and speak like an astronaut!
Sun! One in a Billion
Sun! One in a Billion
School & Library      ISBN: 1250199328
From the author of Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years comes a new picture book about space
Alien Worlds: Your Guide to Extraterrestrial Life
Alien Worlds
Your Guide to Extraterrestrial Life
Hardcover      ISBN: 1426311109
The award-winning creator of 13 Planets: The Latest View of the Solar System considers the plausibility of alien life and what creatures living on extrasolar planets might be like, drawing on scientific sources to depict alien creatures who have adapted to the unique characteristics of their respective environments.
Daring Dozen: The Twelve Who Walked on the Moon
Daring Dozen
The Twelve Who Walked on the Moon
School & Library      ISBN: 1580897738
Describes the experiences of the twelve astronauts who walked on the Moon, showing how the Apollo moon missions built upon one another.