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Rocket Science: A Beginner's Guide to the Fundamentals of Spaceflight
Rocket Science
A Beginner's Guide to the Fundamentals of Spaceflight
Hardcover      ISBN: 153620742x
Sometimes it takes a rocket scientist to offer young readers the most engaging introduction to space travel, the solar system, and the universe.

Earth's gravity keeps our feet on the ground, and also prevents us from soaring into space. So how do we explore that vast frontier? We use rockets Discover how rockets work--from staging to orbits to power generation, from thermal control to navigation and more. Learn how rockets and other spacecraft travel to and explore the moon, Mars, Jupiter, and beyond. Speculate about the future of space exploration--and the possibility of extraterrestrial life. In a guide ideal for aspiring rocket engineers, planetary scientists, and others who love learning about space exploration, Galen Frazer's distinctive yet accessible illustrations pair perfectly with Andrew Rader's straightforward text, together taking readers to the edge of our knowledge of space travel.
Space Maps: Your Tour of the Universe
Space Maps
Your Tour of the Universe
Hardcover      ISBN: 1912920565

Do you want to go on a journey through space? Then all you have to do is look up at the night sky. What can you see?

This super-sized book of maps takes you on a space adventure from the stars to the solar system, and far beyond

Marvel at the constellations, and learn what their names and patterns mean to different cultures. Then venture farther out, past what the naked eye can see, and hop from planet to planet to explore Earth's celestial neighbors. Discover how humans have used rockets, probes, and telescopes to explore space-and even stop off at the International Space Station to visit the scientists working there

Let Space Maps take you on a tour through the universe, with its 24 maps, stunning illustrations, and amazing facts. Grab your telescope and get ready for the intergalactic journey of a lifetime

Exploring the Night Sky: The Equinox Astronomy Guide for Beginners
Exploring the Night Sky
The Equinox Astronomy Guide for Beginners
Paperback      ISBN: 0920656668

Exploring the Night Sky is aimed at novice star gazers anxious to expand their astronomical repertoire beyond the Big and Little Dippers. Dickinson has designed a superb introduction to astronomy that is clear, concise, beautifully illustrated, and very "user friendly" no matter what the child's age.

Exploring Saturn
Exploring Saturn
Paperback      ISBN: 155297765x

An illustrated preview to the Cassini-Huygens mission arriving at Saturn in 2004.

Exploring Saturn is a lively, informative way for students to fully appreciate and understand the Cassini orbiter's historic rendezvous with the ringed planet in 2004. It features Cassini's 4-year mission details including the breakaway Huygens probe that will plummet to Saturn's largest moon, Titan -- the only moon in our solar system with an atmosphere. The data gathered from the Cassini-Huygens mission will help scientists to unravel Saturn's many mysteries, answer questions about Earth's formation, and investigate the possibility of life on other planets.

Exploring Saturn tells the remarkable story of discovering Saturn and its moons. Ancient astronomers estimated with surprising accuracy the distance, weight, and composition of Saturn using little more than observation and elementary physics. The book includes the latest findings from NASA as well as stunning color images from the Hubble Space Telescope, Voyager and Pioneer probes.

Included are practical website resources and a six-year schedule and location guide for backyard observations of the planet. The informative text is lively and conversational-easily accessible by students and amateur astronomers.

Ask the Astronaut: A Galaxy of Astonishing Answers to Your Questions on Spaceflight
Ask the Astronaut
A Galaxy of Astonishing Answers to Your Questions on Spaceflight
Paperback      ISBN: 1588345378

Ever wondered what space is really like? Thanks to his 25 years of training for, flying in, consulting on, and writing and speaking about space, astronaut and spacewalker Tom Jones can answer that question and many others. What do you feel on liftoff? What is weightlessness? Where do you sleep in space? Can you see the Great Wall of China? Jones answers every question you have ever had about space in Ask the Astronaut. His entertaining blend of wit, personal experience, and technical expertise shines in each answer, and together all the answers illuminate the true space experience from start to finish. His engaging and informative responses remind readers of historic space achievements, acquaint them with exciting new ambitions, make them feel like they have experienced space firsthand, and even inspire an urge to explore space themselves. Jones covers everything from the training process for new astronaut candidates and the physical sensations and challenges of rocketing into orbit to what it's like to live, work, and walk in space. Jones also explores the future of spaceflight, both professional and commercial, in the years to come. Ask the Astronaut is a delight for all readers, especially armchair astronauts and younger, 21st century space explorers.

Destination: Space
Destination
Space
Hardcover      ISBN: 1847808409

Hop on board the space shuttle and get ready for the ride of your life as you explore deep space with your five fellow space cadets. This journey of discovery takes you through our local solar system and beyond, to galaxies far and wide. With every encounter, learn more about the science behind the stars, planets, meteors and comets in our sky, and the history of our universe.

Crayola (R) Out-Of-This-World Space Colors
Crayola (R) Out-Of-This-World Space Colors
Paperback      ISBN: 1728413729

From red planets to blue stars, space is full of color Introduce young readers to the sun, moon, planets, stars, and more in this high-interest look at the myriad colors of space.

Space, Stars and Slimy Aliens
Space, Stars and Slimy Aliens
by Unknown
Paperback      ISBN: 1407106147

Zoom around the planets with Oddblob the alien, find out which galaxies eat each other and see if you've got what it takes to be a staggering stargazer. With fact files, quirky quizzes and crazy cartoons, this book is out of this world

Professor Astro Cat's Intergalactic Activity Book
Professor Astro Cat's Intergalactic Activity Book
Paperback      ISBN: 190926346x

Looking at the stars, do you dream of new worlds beyond our own? Would you like to explore distant planets, fly a rocket or try some chocolate quantum physics? Good news, Professor Astro Cat is here to help Packed with amazing experiments, thrilling facts and create-your-own adventures, his Astronaut Space Camp offers a universe of excitement, and is bursting with ideas for a future at the frontiers of space

Ben Newman is an award-winning illustrator. He is a long-standing contributor to Nobrow and the author of two books, The Bento Bestiary and Ouroboros under the same imprint.

Oh No, Astro!
Oh No, Astro!
School & Library      ISBN: 1481439766

Asteroids Planets Astronauts
In this charming debut picture book, a grumpy asteroid named Astro is thrown out of orbit and takes an unexpected journey through space

Astro is a cranky asteroid who just wants everyone to respect his personal boundaries. But when a satellite knocks Astro out of orbit, he is forced to embark on an epic adventure through space...whether he wants to or not

Filled with playful illustrations and tons of cool facts about space, this picture book is a must-have for all the future astronauts who are ready to journey through the galaxy.