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Why will astronauts’ footprints stay on the moon forever? What is the furthest distance an artificial object lies in space? How can you help search for intelligent life on other planets? For thousands of years, humans have looked into the darkness of space and dreamed of exploring worlds beyond their own. 'Outer Space' investigates the frontiers beyond Earth: from the discovery of the planets in our solar system, through the first moon landing, to the probes that are now ...
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Overview

Why will astronauts’ footprints stay on the moon forever? What is the furthest distance an artificial object lies in space? How can you help search for intelligent life on other planets? For thousands of years, humans have looked into the darkness of space and dreamed of exploring worlds beyond their own. 'Outer Space' investigates the frontiers beyond Earth: from the discovery of the planets in our solar system, through the first moon landing, to the probes that are now traveling into deep space.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781432901127
  • Publisher: Heinemann
  • Publication date: 7/1/2007
  • Series: Earth's Final Frontiers Series
  • Pages: 48
  • Age range: 10 - 13 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.92 (w) x 10.04 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents


The Solar System     4
Frontiers Beyond the Sky     6
Voyages of Discovery     8
Final Frontiers     16
Not an Easy Ride     20
Face to Face with Space     24
Pushing Against Frontiers     30
Life on Other Planets     34
Whose Universe Is It?     38
Facts and Statistics     42
Further Resources     44
Glossary     45
Index     48
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