Space Stations

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ABDO Publishing Company, Jan 1, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
Expand your young readerÍs universe! Simple, straightforward text paired with color and historic photos discusses the history and modern use of space stations. Readers will learn how astronauts use them to make observations and conduct experiments. Also discussed is how space stations are launched into space to be built by astronauts, as well as what life is like for astronauts living on a space station. Well-known stations Salyut, Skylab, Mir, and the International Space Station are highlighted. Features include a table of contents, fun facts, a glossary with phonetics, and an index. Buddy Books is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Group.
 

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Contents

What Is a Space Station
A Closer Look
Getting to Space
There and Back
Space Travel
Important Work
Early Space Stations
The ISS
Fact Trek
Voyage to Tomorrow
Important Words
Index
Copyright

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