Berlin Public Library

Human space exploration

"An introduction to human space exploration for primary and intermediate grade students, with information about the early history of space travel and current space exploration. Includes a list of highlights for each chapter, fun facts, glossary, resource list, and index"--, Provided by publisher
Table of contents
Where does space begin? -- What were the first probes launched into space? -- What was the "space race"? -- What were the first piloted spacecraft life? -- What gives a spacecraft the power for liftoff? -- Is space exploration dangerous? -- What is microgravity and how does it affect space travel? -- Who were the first people to travel in space? -- Who was the first person to walk in space? To walk on the moon? -- What did astronauts take from the moon? Leave on the moon? -- What were some notable astronauts? -- What kinds of scientific experiments have been carried out in space? -- What is the space shuttle like? -- What do astronauts eat in space? -- How to astronauts stay clean in space? -- What do astronauts wear on a space mission? -- How do astronauts sleep in space? -- What is the space shuttle used for? -- How do astronauts train for shuttle missions? -- Who manages the shuttle from Earth? -- What will replace the space shuttle? -- What is a space station? -- What is the International Space Station? -- What have we learned so far on the International Space Station? -- What useful things on Earth were created for the space program? -- How can kids get involved ins pace exploration? -- Can tourists travel into space? -- So you want to become a space explorer?
Literary form
non fiction
Physical description
64 p., ill. (some col.), 26 cm.

Library Locations

  • Berlin Public Library

    121 West Park Ave, Berlin, WI, 54923, US