Space Station Science, former NASA mission controller Marianne
Dyson explains all the systems needed to keep the International
Space Station up and running. She shows how the simplest tasks of
daily life are changed in free fall and details the types of experiments
scientists can do in space and nowhere else.
tells how we get to and from space and gives us a glimpse into the
future of space stations. Complete with activities that simulate
life in space and illustrated with full-color photos and drawings,
this insider's guide will show you what it's like to live in a space
station and how what we learn up there could forever change our
lives down here. Illustrations completed by Dave Klug with a foreword
provided by Buzz Aldrin.
pages, 2004, 8" x 10", paperbound
book was awarded a 1999 Golden Kite Award from the Society of Children's
Book Writers and Illustrators, and Booklist named it a Top Ten Youth
Science Book. The National Science Teachers Association and Children's
Book Council named it an Outstanding Trade Book for 2000.
Marianne Dyson's web site: www.mariannedyson.com