Space Exploration

Space Exploration

Science, Technology, and Engineering

Book - 2014
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Some of today's most fascinating careers revolve around the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). With this exciting new series, readers can get a close look at how people in these careers are helping to build our future. They will also discover how workers have used STEM skills to solve problems and innovate throughout history.

In 1942, a manmade craft was launched into outer space for the first time in history. Since then, many of the world's best and brightest minds have dedicated themselves to exploring the furthest reaches of the universe. Readers will learn about some of the greatest space missions in history and find out what today's top engineers and scientists are doing to advance space exploration to new heights. They will also find out what it takes to begin a career in space exploration and how different workers can fill a variety of roles in the quest to reach distant planets and stars.

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Diagrams, graphs, and charts help to clarify complex subjects Unique visual designs draw readers in and encourage them to invest Interviews with real-life workers give readers an up-close look at their jobs Helpful statistics assist readers in planning their future careers
Publisher: New York : Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., [2014]
ISBN: 9780531210741
053121074X
9780531206157
0531206157
Characteristics: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm

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