Destined for Space: Our Story of Exploration

Destined for Space: Our Story of Exploration

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Overview

Who hasn't looked to the night sky and wondered, what's out there? Miracles of human curiosity, bravery, and science have made it possible to begin answering that question. From wishful stargazing to moon walking to, someday, intergalactic travel, the story of human space exploration is full of daring adventure, incredible machinery, and endless curiosity about our place in the universe.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781620650066
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 11/20/2012
Series: Smithsonian Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 64
File size: 20 MB
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Age Range: 7 - 10 Years

About the Author

Historian and award-winning author Don Nardo has written many books for young people about modern history, including studies of the rise of Hitler and Nazism, World War II, international terrorism, and dozens of military topics. In addition, he specializes in ancient history and has published numerous volumes about the histories and cultures of the ancient Greeks, Romans, Egyptians, and peoples of Mesopotamia. Nardo, who also composes and arranges orchestral music, lives with his wife, Christine, in Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

Humanity's greatest adventure — Worlds in the sky — To escape earth — Small steps and giant leaps — The solar system and beyond — Let us go forward.

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