NASA eBook

NASA eBook

by Marcia Zappa

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Expand your young reader's universe! Simple, straightforward text paired with color and historic photos discusses NASA and its major accomplishments in space travel. Beginning with the space race between the Soviet Union and the United States, readers will learn about the first space launches, the establishment of NASA and its early missions, Project Apollo and the moon landing, and NASA's future goals. Also discussed is NASA's development of spacecraft from space capsules to space shuttles to space stations, including the International Space Station. Features include a table of contents, fun facts, a glossary with phonetics, and an index. Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Group.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617148408
Publisher: ABDO Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2011
Series: Universe Set 2 eBook
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB
Age Range: 7 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

What IS NASA? 4

The Space Race 6

Establishing NASA 8

Early Missions 12

To the Moon 16

A New Ship 18

Living in Space 20

NASA Today 22

Important Work 24

Fact Trek 28

Voyage to Tomorrow 30

Important Words 31

Web Sites 31

Index 32

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