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Incredible Stories from Space : A Behind-The-Scenes Look at the Missions Changing Our View of the Cosmos
by Nancy Atkinson


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In "Incredible Stories From Space," Nancy Atkinson, editor of Universe Today, takes readers inside the unmanned missions the rovers, orbiters and telescopes -- that are transforming our understanding of the solar system and beyond. With one-on-one interviews with over 35 NASA scientists and engineers, as well as detailed information on the missions and their scientific discoveries, this book tells the stories of the spacecraft and the people behind the missions, and describes the journeys both have taken to make the discoveries and breakthroughs that are showing us the amazing, breathtaking Universe in which we live.  Read more...


 
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Overview

In "Incredible Stories From Space," Nancy Atkinson, editor of Universe Today, takes readers inside the unmanned missions the rovers, orbiters and telescopes -- that are transforming our understanding of the solar system and beyond. With one-on-one interviews with over 35 NASA scientists and engineers, as well as detailed information on the missions and their scientific discoveries, this book tells the stories of the spacecraft and the people behind the missions, and describes the journeys both have taken to make the discoveries and breakthroughs that are showing us the amazing, breathtaking Universe in which we live.

From the first-ever mission to Pluto to hunting for planets outside our Solar System, readers will journey along with missions like New Horizons, the Curiosity Mars rover, and the iconic Hubble Space Telescope as they unlock the mysteries of the cosmos. Incredible Stories From Space will take readers through the latest findings in our Solar System with the Cassini mission to Saturn, Dawn s visit to the asteroid belt, the Solar Dynamics Observatory, and both the Lunar and Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter missions. Take a look at the future of space exploration, with a preview of upcoming missions."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781624143175
  • ISBN-10: 1624143172
  • Publisher: Page Street Publishing
  • Publish Date: December 2016
  • Page Count: 224
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.05 pounds


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