Thinking Themes - Space Frontiers: Hardback Book - Space Missions

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Since the 1950s, space missions have allowed humans to push back the frontier of space. Humans have orbited Earth, walked on the moon, built space stations and sent space probes to explore all the planets of the solar system.

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Space Missions

Since the 1950s, space missions have allowed humans to push back the frontier of space. Humans have orbited Earth, walked on the moon, built space stations and sent space probes to explore all the planets of the solar system. In Space Missions, learn about exciting missions of the past and present, and what's in store for the future.

Features

  • Labelled illustrations and diagrams
  • Tables
  • Timelines
  • 'Space map'
  • Text boxes

Contents

  • Space frontiers
  • Space missions
  • A timeline of Space missions
  • The race into space
  • Mission objective: To send machines and humans into space
  • Destination: The Moon
  • Mission objective: To send humans to the Moon
  • Apollo: Walking on the Moon
  • Mission objective: To explore the Moon
  • The space shuttle program
  • Mission objective: To build a reusable spacecraft
  • Space stations
  • Mission objective: To learn how to live in space
  • The Hubble Space Telescope
  • Mission objective: To get a better view of the universe
  • Early missions to Mars
  • Mission objective: To explore Mars
  • Recent missions to Mars
  • Mission objective: To find out whether life ever developed on Mars
  • Missions to Venus and Mercury
  • Mission objective: To explore Mercury and Venus
  • Missions to the outer planets
  • Mission objective: To explore Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune
  • Other missions
  • Mission objective: To explore other bodies in the solar system
  • The future of space missions
  • Glossary
  • Index


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ISBN 9781420273328
Publisher Macmillan
Product Type Readers & Literacy,
Year Level Year 5, Year 6,
Author(s) Helen Whittaker

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