Space probes : exploring beyond Earth
by Jefferis, David.
|Format:||Print Book 2009|
|Availability:||Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies|
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.
ContentsUncrewed 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?
|Series||Jefferis, David. Exploring our solar system.|
-- Juvenile literature.
|Publisher|| New York :Crabtree Pub.,2009
32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
|ISBN||9780778737414 (pbk. : alk. paper) :
0778737411 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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