Astronomy & Space: Q-Z
Contains 105 alphabetically-arranged entries, each from one to four pages in length, that provide information about various aspects of astronomy and space exploration, covering a period ranging from the "Big Bang" in 15-20 billion B.C. into the twenty-first century.
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Aeronautics and Space Apollo Apollo 11 April astronauts astronomer Astrophysics Available big bang billion binary black hole bright called Celsius clusters comet core cosmonauts crew degrees Celsius degrees Fahrenheit detected diameter Earth Earth's atmosphere eclipse emit galaxies gamma rays gravity Hubble infrared instrument July June Jupiter kilometers launched magnetic Mars meters miles Milky mission module moon NASA nebula neutron star objects observations Online orbit particles piloted planet Pluto quasars radiation radio astronomy radio telescope radio waves Reber red giant red-shift Reproduced by permission rings rocket rotation Sagan Salyut satellite Saturn scientists Shapley Skylab solar sail solar system solstice Soyuz space probes space race space shuttle space station spacecraft Spacelab spectrum speed Sputnik star's sun's supernova surface temperature Tereshkova tether theory Tombaugh ultraviolet universe Uranus Venera Venus visible light Vostok Voyager Voyager program wavelengths white dwarf WIRO X-ray Yerkes Observatory York Zwicky