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Exploring Our Solar System

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Published by Crown Books for Young Readers .
Written in English


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Number of Pages112
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Open LibraryOL7428468M
ISBN 100375812040
ISBN 109780375812040


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Exploring Our Solar System by Sally Ride Download PDF EPUB FB2

Now, as the result of billions of years of evolution, and centuries of scientific research, we can chart our way through the solar system with Sally Ride as our navigator. Starting from the sun and working outward, Sally Ride and Tam O’Shaughnessy take readers on a tour of the nine planets and explain the formation, current conditions /5(6).

Exploring the Solar System relates the rich history of space exploration using telescopes, satellites, probes, landers, and human missions. This book has been updated to include the recent discovery of Eris, which, along with Pluto, has been newly classified as a "dwarf planet" by the International Astronomical Union/5(10).

The exploration of our solar system is one of humanity's greatest scientific achievements. The last fifty years in particular have seen huge steps forward in our understanding of the planets, the sun, and other objects in the solar system.

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Over the last 60 years, NASA has launched a variety of spacecraft to explore our solar system. The Moon, the closest celestial body to Earth, was the logical first target. Subsequent fleets of space probes started exploring other planets—those relatively close and those in the more distant reaches of our solar system—as well as comets.

Exploring the Solar System, Second Edition is an ideal introduction for non-science undergraduates and anyone interested in learning about our small corner of the Milky Way galaxy. The book includes sections on the early history of Solar System studies and the formation of our Solar System, as well as detailed descriptions of our nearest star 5/5(2).

Former astronaut Sally Ride offers an expansive text for would-be astronauts, astronomers and scientists, Exploring Our Solar System, co-written with. There's No Place Like Space: All About Our Solar System (Cat in the Hat's Learning Library) Tish Rabe.

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Exploring the Solar System by Mary Kay Carson is a non-fiction book because it contains facts about what we know about our solar system. Herschel was an astronomer and wanted to see farther into the solar system.

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Editorial Reviews. 02/15/ In one of two titles launching the Hello, World series (Weather is available simultaneously), McDonald uses chunky, vividly colored collage-style illustrations to showcase the planets of our solar system, even including Pluto, described as “a tiny dwarf planet, very far away from the sun.”5/5(4).

Get this from a library. Exploring our solar system. [Sally Ride; Tam E O'Shaughnessy] -- Describes what we have learned about our solar system from telescopes and spacecraft, focusing on the characteristics of the planets and their moons. The last fifty years in particular have seen huge steps forward in our understanding of the planets, the sun, and other objects in the solar system.

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The exploration of our solar system is one of humanity's greatest scientific achievements. The last fifty years in particular have seen huge steps forward in our understanding of the planets, the sun, and other objects in the solar system.

Whilst planetary science is now a mature discipline - involving geoscientists, astronomers, physicists, and others – many profound mysteries. Exploring Our Solar System A Closer Look at Astronomy Students are exposed to a lot of information, both fact and fiction, about space.

Space exploration and scientific discoveries often show up in the news, and aliens and other sci-fi myths make appearances in countless movies and TV shows. Consequently, students are curious about outer space. This book explores and compares a variety of Solar System ocean worlds.

It offers a comprehensive overview of the bodies that have evidence of a subsurface ocean, as well as those that could theoretically contain one. Additionally, it discusses the spacecraft that have studied these : Springer International Publishing.

NASA’s exploration spans the universe. Observing the sun and its effects on Earth. Delving deep into our solar system. Looking beyond to worlds around other stars. Probing the mysterious structures and origins of our universe. Everywhere imaginable, NASA is out there.

Exploring The Planets In Our Solar System book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Which planet spins on its side. Where is the lar /5. Storyville Kids presents: Solar System - A colorful, educational, and fun book about the planets in our solar system.

Parents/Caregivers: Find this book on Amazon https. In Exploring Our Solar System, the award-winning team of Sally Ride and Tam O’Shaughnessy guide readers on a thrilling tour of our solar system, starting with the birth of our Sun. The book guides readers from the four terrestrial planets—with a special stop at our unique, life-supporting Earth—through the Asteroid Belt to the four giant planets, tiny Pluto, and beyond.

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Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you. Combining the history of astronomy with the latest advances in space age technologies, this exciting coloring book also joins fun with facts about space exploration and our solar -four stunning illustrations, carefully researched and meticulously rendered, depict the geocentric Pages: Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Exploring Our Solar System: The Earth: Our Home Planet by David Jefferis (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

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The Voyager spacecraft have revolutionized our understanding of our solar system since their launch in After decades of sending back data on our planetary neighbors, Voyager 1 and 2 are.

Describes what we have learned about our solar system from telescopes and spacecraft, focusing on the characteristics of the planets and their moons Includes index The solar system: an overview -- The sun -- The terrestrial planets -- Mercury -- Venus -- Earth -- The moon -- Mars -- The asteroid belt -- Venus, earth, and mars--why are they so Pages: Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Exploring Our Solar System: The Moon: Earth's Neighbor by David Jefferis (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. The Solar System is made up of the Sun and all of the smaller objects that move around it.

Apart from the Sun, the largest members of. Location: At the outer edge of the solar system Number: millions of them Famous Comet: Halley’s comet returns to Earth every 76 years Comets are huge dirty snowballs that are found in the farthest parts of our solar system.

Comets are made of ice, dust and small chunks of rock. Some comets come into the inner solar system every fewFile Size: KB. Take students on an enchanting journey around our solar system to learn about the sun, the nine planets and their moons, as well as the spectacular and sometimes dangerous asteroids, meteors and comets.

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