Space Exploration: A Pro/Con Issue

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Though the heavens have fascinated humankind for thousands of years, the idea of exploring the heavens has been heavily debated in recent years. Space exploration is often costly and some people do not think that the ends justify the expense. Others believe that space is a new frontier for exploration where priceless information can be discovered about the universe and the human race itself. Author Sarah Flowers gives an unbiased description of both sides of this cosmic issue.

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tS Risks and Costs
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fr Is Space Exploration Worth CD
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Its Risks and Costs? 38 f3 The Meaning of
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Sarah Flowershas worked as a young adult librarian, a supervisor of adult and young adult services, the manager of a community library, and as the deputy county librarian for the Santa Clara County Library in California, where she learned the practical details of analyzing and evaluating library data. She was a member of the top 40 distinguished alumni of the San Jose State School of Library and Information Science, and was a member of the first class ofLibrary Journal s Movers & Shakers. She is the author of four nonfiction books for young people and numerous articles and reviews for library journals, as well as the author ofYoung Adults Deserve the Best: YALSA s Competencies in Action. She has been active in ALA and YALSA for many years, and was the 2011 2012 President of YALSA.

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