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Encyclopedia of Space

Author: Heather Couper,Nigel Henbest

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1405359145

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 304

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Blast off into space to discover the galaxies and beyond with the new edition of this out-of-this-world reference Send your child on an amazing journey into space. They'll see the Hubble telescope orbiting the Earth, discover the birth of our solar system and follow the search for life on Mars. Packed with practical tips for the amateur astronomer, spectacular images from space, detailed charts and fantastic facts. Perfect for home or school, there are even instructions on building a simple telescope.

National Geographic encyclopedia of space

Author: Linda K. Glover,National Geographic Society (U.S.)

Publisher: Natl Geographic Society


Category: Reference

Page: 400

View: 3761

Answers to questions about space and space travel are provided in an accessible and fact-filled reference that encompasses explanations of all aspects of space, including planets, telescopes, the origins of the universe, and discoveries made by Nicolaus Copernicus, Edwin Hubble, and Stephen Hawking, among other distinguished scientists.

Encyclopedia of Earth and Space Science

Author: Timothy M. Kusky,Katherine E. Cullen

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438128592

Category: Earth sciences

Page: 873

View: 6396

Provides a comprehensive reference for Earth and space sciences, including entries on climate change, stellar evolution, tsunamis, renewable energy options, and mass wasting.

Encyclopedia of Space and Astronomy

Author: Joseph A. Angelo

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438110189

Category: Science

Page: 753

View: 8896

Presents a comprehensive reference to astronomy and space exploration, with articles on space technology, astronauts, stars, planets, key theories and laws and more.

Encyclopedia of space science and technology

Author: Hans Mark

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780471324089

Category: Science

Page: 928

View: 8431

A comprehensive resource on the past, present, and future of space technology Researchers in optics, materials processing, and telecommunications require a reference that can provide a quick study of a number of basic topics in space science. The two-volume Encyclopedia of Space Science and Technology represents an ambitious collection of the underlying physical principles of rockets, satellites, and space stations; what is known by astronomers about the sun, planets, galaxy, and universe; and the effect of the space environment on human and other biological systems. The Encyclopedia covers a variety of fundamental topics, including: * A state-of-the-art summary of the engineering involved in launching a rocket or satellite * The control systems involved on the ground, in orbit, or in deep space * Manufacturing in space from planetary and other resources Physicists, astronomers, engineers, and materials and computer scientists, as well as professionals in the aircraft, telecommunication, satellite, optical, and computer industries and the government agencies, will find the Encyclopedia to be an indispensable resource.

Encyclopedia of Space

Author: Steve Parker

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781786173294

Category: Outer space

Page: 384

View: 8690

Encyclopedia of Space includes thousands of facts accompanied by stunning photos and detailed diagrams. The wonders of space, from dark matter to the Solar System, are explored in great detail, with clear sections to aid navigation between topics.Text is presented in the form of accessible bullet points and amazing fact panels add extra interest.

The Encyclopedia of Space

Author: Nicholas Booth

Publisher: BDD Promotional Books Company

ISBN: 9780792450726

Category: Science

Page: 208

View: 1549

A technological exploration of the developments that have occurred in space exploration as well as the ones that can be expected recreates the events that have shaped our lives and our future

Visual Encyclopedia of Space

Author: David Hughes,Robin Kerrod

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9781405311694

Category: Astronomy

Page: 400

View: 5072

Focusing on space science and astronomy, this title helps you find out how stars are born and how to measure their distance apart. It enables you to discover which is the biggest planet, and view information and images from robot probes and the Hubble telescope. It also includes databases, annotated photography, digital images, and artworks.

First Encyclopedia of Space

Author: Paul Dowswell

Publisher: Usborne Pub Limited

ISBN: 9780794528058

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 1799

Provides information on astronomy, including telescopes, space travel, and the solar system.

The Usborne Little Encyclopedia of Space

Author: Paul Dowswell

Publisher: Usborne Pub Limited

ISBN: 9780794510916

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 4265

Provides information on telescopes, space travel, the planets of the solar system, stars, and related topics, and offers Internet addresses for further research.

Children S Encyclopedia of Space

Author: Clare Hibbert

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781784284671

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 3215

From asteroids to auroras and moons to the Milky Way, this jam-packed encyclopedia contains everything you need to know about space! Perfect for budding astronauts aged 8 and up.

Audels Encyclopedia of Space Science

The Marvelous World of Space and Electronics

Author: Harold Joseph Highland

Publisher: N.A


Category: Astronautics

Page: 1004

View: 8788

Encyclopedia of Space Exploration

Author: Joseph A. Angelo

Publisher: Checkmark Books

ISBN: 9780816049028

Category: Science

Page: 305

View: 6425

Explains and defines terms and concepts in the field, covering scientific theories, public agencies, private organizations, technologies, lunar missions, and the discoveries of the Hubble Space Telescope.

The Soviet Encyclopedia of Space Flight

Author: G. V. Petrovich

Publisher: University Press of the Pacific

ISBN: 9780898759198

Category: Science

Page: 628

View: 2800

Originally published in Moscow in 1969, The Soviet Encyclopedia of Space Flight contains more than1400 articles in all spheres of space flight and engineering. It provides the reader with authoritative information on space exploration. Contributors to The Soviet Encyclopedia of Space Flight are Soviet specialists engaged in the development of space-rocket systems. The book has been written for a very broad range of readers. It will be helpful to scientists, teachers, students, inventors, popularizers of science, and to all those interested in the problems of space flight.

Encyclopedia of Women in Aviation and Space

Author: Rosanne Welch

Publisher: Abc-Clio Incorporated


Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 286

View: 3260

Presents biographies of women pilots and astronauts and provides entries on events, institutions, and organizations that are associated with women and flight

The Chronological Encyclopedia of Discoveries in Space

Author: Robert Zimmerman

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781573561969

Category: Reference

Page: 410

View: 4131

Catalogs, in historical sequences, hundreds of spacecraft launched by various nations, consortia, and private companies; describes every mission into space from all nations of the world; and includes manned missions, planetary probes, communications networks, scientific research missions, and different types of satellites.

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Space & Space Exploration

Discovering the Secrets of the Universe

Author: Giles Sparrow,Judith John,Chris McNab

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781782741640

Category: Reference

Page: 512

View: 7928

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Space & Space Exploration will inspire and educate anyone interested in finding out more about the Universe.

The Encyclopedia of Awesome Space

Author: John Farndon,Ian Thompson

Publisher: Copper Beach Books

ISBN: 9780761322764

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

View: 1753

Provides information about stars, planets and moons, space exploration, and the composition of the universe.

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