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This Is Rocket Science : True Stories of the Risk-Taking Scientists Who Figure Out Ways to Expl...

ISBN: 9781426305979 | 1426305974
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: National Geographic Children's Books
Pub. Date: 4/13/2010

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..three, two, one... we have liftoff! From the award-winning author ofAre We Alone?comes a title to propel young imaginations far into space.This Is Rocket Scienceexplores the past, present, and future of space travel. The compelling text--vetted by NASA scientists--is a combination of history, science, human drama, and future challenges. Readers learn how fireworks in ancient China developed into the fire arrows used by Genghis Khan; we meet Sir Isaac Newton, Jules Verne, H.G. Wells, and learn how their imaginations shaped rocketry. We revisit the era of Sputnik, the satellite that launched a superpower space race, ending with moonwalks and a rendezvous in space. Finally we look forward to the future challenges of Mars and beyond. We also get a sneak peek at new technologies like space elevators, solar snails, ramjets, and more.


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