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The Resource Exploring space : from Galileo to the Mars rover and beyond, Martin Jenkins, illustrated by Stephen Biesty

Exploring space : from Galileo to the Mars rover and beyond, Martin Jenkins, illustrated by Stephen Biesty

Label
Exploring space : from Galileo to the Mars rover and beyond
Title
Exploring space
Title remainder
from Galileo to the Mars rover and beyond
Statement of responsibility
Martin Jenkins, illustrated by Stephen Biesty
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a brief history of space exploration, covering such topics as the first human missions, life on the International Space Station, and settling on Mars
Summary
A fascinating account of space exploration with lavish cross-section illustrations by Stephen Biesty, covering early astronomy, rockets, the Space Race and the future of space-travel. The extraordinary story of space exploration, from Galileo's telescope to the launch of the International Space Station - and beyond! Martin Jenkins' accessible and wide-ranging narrative covers early astronomy, the history of flight, the Space Race, the day-to-day of astronauts in the International Space Station and the possibility of extraterrestrial life, and considers where future missions might take us. Stephen Biesty's magnificent cross-section illustrations lay bare the intricate workings of space probes and shuttles, the Mars Curiosity Rover, spacesuits and Soyuz rockets. Back matter includes a comprehensive timeline and glossary of terms. With hours' worth of detail to pore over, this is the perfect gift for all space enthusiasts, young or old
Writing style
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10563398
Cataloging source
AU@
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1959-
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Jenkins, Martin
Dewey number
629.409
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
TL793
LC item number
.J466 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Biesty, Stephen
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True
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  • Astronautics
  • Space sciences
  • Outer space
  • Outer space
Target audience
juvenile
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from Galileo to the Mars Rover and beyond
Label
Exploring space : from Galileo to the Mars rover and beyond, Martin Jenkins, illustrated by Stephen Biesty
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The solar system ... and beyond -- Looking at the sky -- Getting into space -- Coming back to Earth -- Surviving in space -- Is there anybody out there? -- Crowded skies -- Where do we go from here?
Control code
21080762
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
59 pages
Isbn
9780763689315
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)959032154
Label
Exploring space : from Galileo to the Mars rover and beyond, Martin Jenkins, illustrated by Stephen Biesty
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The solar system ... and beyond -- Looking at the sky -- Getting into space -- Coming back to Earth -- Surviving in space -- Is there anybody out there? -- Crowded skies -- Where do we go from here?
Control code
21080762
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
59 pages
Isbn
9780763689315
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)959032154

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