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Exploring the Moon

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In Exploring the Moon, Steve unveils the history of the Moon and its various characteristics and effects on the Earth and its living creatures. He describes the bold Cold War missions of Russia and the United States as they raced one another to the Moon and looks at the resulting science that has helped to expand our knowledge of the Moon and its make-up. Steve also takes us on a nightly journey along the Moon
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Overview

In Exploring the Moon, Steve unveils the history of the Moon and its various characteristics and effects on the Earth and its living creatures. He describes the bold Cold War missions of Russia and the United States as they raced one another to the Moon and looks at the resulting science that has helped to expand our knowledge of the Moon and its make-up. Steve also takes us on a nightly journey along the Moon
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781741102024
  • Publisher: New Holland Australia
  • Publication date: 4/1/2006
  • Series: No Series
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Steve began his love affair with the night sky as a nine-year-old stargazer in the back yard of his family home. During the following 35 years, he has pursued his astronomical interests on both amateur and professional levels. He has gained worldwide recognition as being among the handful who pioneered the use of video technology as an effective and popular medium for imaging the night sky, and was an invited contributor on the subject in the Oxford Astronomy Encyclopedia. The asteroid 14420 Massey (1991 SM) was named after him.
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