by John Farndon


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How does a Rocket get into space?

What is the Solar System made of?

Why do Stars shine?

Discover the answers to these questions and many more...

Use the grid co-ordinates to navigate through space. Throughout there are amazing facts and statistics, as well as website links to help you to expand your knowledge. The informative text is written and checked by experts. Every topic is illustrated by detailed images, photographs and diagrams.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781422215555
Publisher: Mason Crest
Publication date: 09/28/2009
Series: Mason Crest Science Library Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 40
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 11.70(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

Night sky 8-9

What is space? 10-11

White ball of rock 12-13

Great ball of fire 14-15

Circling planets 16-17

Rocky Planets 18-19

Giant balls of gas 20-21

Space trash and hangers-on 22-23

Glowing lights 24-25

Giants and dwarfs 26-27

Star cities 28-29

Big Bang 30-31

Space travel 32-33

Observing space 34-35

Glossary 36-37

Index 38-40

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