Space probes : exploring beyond Earth

by Jefferis, David.

Format: Print Book 2009
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
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Northland Public Library Children's Nonfiction J 629.43 J35
Location  Northland Public Library
Collection  Children's Nonfiction
Call Number  J 629.43 J35
Penn Hills Library Juvenile Non-Fiction j q 629.43 JEF
Location  Penn Hills Library
Collection  Juvenile Non-Fiction
Call Number  j q 629.43 JEF
With Space Probes: Exploring Beyond Earth, young readers can learn what a space probe is, what planets have been explored, what is a rover, and what future missions are planned. Includes a "How-to" Young Astronomer spread, and Internet links that act as stepping-stones to lead inquiring young minds further into the high-tech universe of space exploration. Young readers will thrill at the exciting color photographs of deep space and the machines that probe it.
Uncrewed craft lead the way: What is a space probe?
When did probes first go to the Moon?
How do space probes study the Sun?
Looking at the planets: How many probes have been to Mercury?
How does a space probe fly to Venus?
What are Mars rovers?
How big is the megaplanet Jupiter?
Has a space probe landed on Saturn?
How far have the Voyager probes gone?
Other space targets: What lies beyond Pluto?
Where else can space probes explore?
Young astronomer: Where can I look at space probes?

Additional Information
Series Jefferis, David. Exploring our solar system.
Subjects Space probes -- Juvenile literature.
Space probes.
Publisher New York :Crabtree Pub.,2009
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description 32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
ISBN 9780778737414 (pbk. : alk. paper) :
0778737411 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780778737247 (reinforced lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
0778737241 (reinforced lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
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