Space Disaster and Meteorite Alert!

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Crabtree Publishing Company, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
This work is intended for ages 8-14. The last century has been an incredible age of space exploration tremendously expanding our knowledge of the universe. This book chronicles both the brave and adventurous space missions throughout history that have ended in disaster in their quest to further our knowledge as well as an asteroid's journey through the atmosphere to its eventual impact on Earth. Topics include: the dangers of space exploration; the aftermaths of meteorite hits and failed space missions; famous natural space disasters; how scientists study natural space disasters; and how natural and space exploration disasters are predicted.
 

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Contents

Infinite Dangers 20 Exploring Space
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Natural Disasters 22 Preventing
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Exploration Disaster Disasters 24 Safe Space Travel
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Life of an Asteroid 26 Aftermath
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Failed Space Disaster Mission 28 Living Through
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Famous Impacts Disaster
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Famous Disasters 30 Recipe for Disaster
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Studying Space Glossary and Index
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