Well-written concise text with over 60 full-color, high-quality photographs and illustrations in each book make this series ideal for children who are ready to read and enjoy reference books.Text and pictures present a basic introduction to space exploration, from rockets to men on the moon to space stations.
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air to breathe airlock Aldrin Apollo 11 Apollo spacecraft back to Earth cargo bay carried comet command module correct the course crater crew docked Earth's atmosphere engines are fired fire to correct forward or upward gases giant solar panel Giotto probe heat shield inflatable domes inside Skylab John Glenn land launch a space launch pad layer life-support system lift lift-off living quarters lunar module Lunar Orbiter Lunar Rover Lunar vehicle main rocket engine manipulator arm Mission Control Center Moon taken Moon's surface multistage rocket Neil Armstrong oxygen pack parachute photographs picture shows astronaut planet plastic dome pull of gravity radio signals reenters the Earth's return to Earth Robot probes samples of lunar satellite Saturn 5 rocket scientists Service Module SLMA solar cell space gun Space Shuttle space station spacecraft is launched Spacelab stage jettisoned stage rocket fires Sun's rays unmanned wear space suits weightlessness woman in space workshop