Shuttle In the Sky: The Columbia Disaster

Shuttle In the Sky: The Columbia Disaster

by Brian Krumm

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It fell from the sky as it re-entered Earth's atmosphere. The Columbia space shuttle is a sight that will never be forgotten. What caused this national tragedy? How did it change the future of space flight? Learn the risks and challenges that come with exploring our final frontier.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781491478868
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 10/01/2015
Series: Exploring Space and Beyond Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 684,673
File size: 37 MB
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Age Range: 8 - 14 Years

About the Author

Brian Krumm is a writer and editor with more than 15 years of experience working in educational publishing. Also a songwriter and musician, Krumm recently wrote a guide for young musicians starting their first bands as well as books about art, history, and chocolate. A history series that Krumm edited, Snapshots in History, was awarded a Distinguished Achievement Award from the Association of Educational Publishers, and a graphic novel series he worked on was honored by the Chicago Book Clinic. Krumm lives in Chicago with his wife and two daughters.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Liftoff! 4

Chapter 2 NASA and the Shuttle Missions 8

Chapter 3 Eyes on the Sky 14

Chapter 4 Disaster Strikes 20

Chapter 5 Finding the Cause 30

Chapter 6 Beyond the Shuttle 42

Time of Columbia's Flight 44

Glossary 46

Critical Thinking Using the Common Core 47

Internet Sites 47


Index 48

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