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Seven wonders of space technology / Fred Bortz.

Bortz, Alfred B. (Author).
Book Book (c2011.)
Description: 80 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 cm.
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Twenty-First Century Books, c2011.
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Saugus Children's Nonfiction JUV 629.4 Bortz (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 0761354530 (lib. bdg.)
  • ISBN: 9780761354536 (lib. bdg.)
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (p. 76-77) and index.
Contents: The great observatories -- The International Space Station -- Down-to-Earth satellites -- Moon bases and moon water -- Mars rovers -- New Horizons -- Future technologies for space travel.
Summary: "In this book, we'll explore seven wonders of space technology. Scientists and engineers have built vehicles and equipment to explore the farthest reaches of the solar system. Orbiting satellites and telescopes have given us everything from more accurate weather reports to glimpses back to the beginning of the universe. International teams have built an orbiting space laboratory and are working on plans for human lunar settlements and missions to other planets. Learn about the people and the science behind these amazing advances in space technology."
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Citation: Bortz, Alfred B. "Seven wonders of space technology." Minneapolis, MN : Twenty-First Century Books, 2011.
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