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Dec 21, 2009
| ISBN 9780756676414
| Middle Grade (8-12)
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Dec 21, 2009 | ISBN 9780756676414 | Middle Grade (8-12)
Blast off to the farthest reaches of the universe in a provocative overview of mankind’s fascination with space. From the first rocket launch of the 1950s, and the "space race" that ensued, to present-day wonders like the Hubble Space Telescope and the Mir space station, young space enthusiasts will learn about the exciting history and future of space travel and even follow a day in the life of an astronaut in this out-of-this-world addition to the popular Eyewitness series.
Carole Stott has 20 years of experience as an astronomer, and has served as the curator of astronomy and the head of the observatory for the Royal Observatory in England. She is the author of Eyewitness: Space Exploration, Eye Wonder: Space,… More about Carole Stott
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