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Steve Parker - The Story of Space: Probes to the Planets - 9781445140476 - V9781445140476
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The Story of Space: Probes to the Planets

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Description for The Story of Space: Probes to the Planets Hardback. From early pioneers of space travel to potential missions of the future - the story of humans in space makes for fascinating reading. Series: Story of Space. Num Pages: 32 pages. BIC Classification: 4KHJ; 5AK; YNTS. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 284 x 216 x 8. Weight in Grams: 372.

Every planet in our solar system and some of the moons and other space objects have been visited by at least one probe and in the future, more probes and craft will visit these worlds in our endeavour to learn about space and the possibility of extraterrestrial life. Some probes, such at the Verena 13 probe that landed on Venus, were designed to last just a few minutes. Others, such as the Voyager probes, are still sending data back to Earth from far out towards the edge of our Solar System. Each probe is designed to do a unique job ... Read more

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Hachette Children´s Group
The Story of Space
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About Steve Parker
Steve Parker, ia an award-winning writer who worked for the Natural History Museum. He has written over 100 books, mostly for younger readers, on science, technology, machines and human biology. He regularly gives talks and workshops in schools and libraries.

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