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Which inventions made it possible for us to explore space?
How can we measure the distance to faraway stars?
What is the space elecator?
Exploring Space looks at the development of space science and knowledge from ancient times through the present and into the future. You will learn about everything from the first telescopes to the newest spacecraft that are exploring space right now. You will discover distant planets and other galaxies in the far reaches of the universe. So come on a fantastic journey into the world of space exploration!
Sci-Hi is a visually stimulating series that takes learning science core curriculum to a whole new level! Each title in the series explores an area of life, physical, or earth science in a way that is both engaging and comprehensive. Topics include everything from chemical reactions to cell function and specialization. Features of the series include high-interest spreads, fantastic photos and artwork, science activities and projects, quizzes, reviews, timelines, and two or more pages of glossary words and further information.
Table of Contents
Looking at the Stars 4
Measuring the Universe 10
Wonders of the Universe 16
From Earth to Space 18
Going to the Moon 24
Shuttles, Satellites, and the Space Station 30
Exploring Farther 34
Exploring Mars 36
Future Exploration 38
Space Exploration Timeline 42
Space Quiz 44
Find Out More 47