Family Choice Award Winner
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Space Station Science

Marianne J. Dyson
Illustrated by: Dave Klug

ISBN: 0-89317-059-3
Order Number: WW-0593
Price: $11.95

In 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.

Dyson 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.

128 pages, 2004, 8" x 10", paperbound

This 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.

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