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7 edition of Exploring the Moon found in the catalog.

Exploring the Moon

The Apollo Expeditions (Springer Praxis Books / Space Exploration)

by David M. Harland

  • 142 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronautics,
  • Space travel & exploration,
  • The Moon,
  • Project Apollo (U.S.),
  • Manned Space Exploration,
  • Technology,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Space flight to the moon,
  • Aeronautics & Astronautics,
  • Astronomy - Solar System,
  • Science / Astronomy,
  • Exploration,
  • History,
  • Moon

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages411
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8973995M
    ISBN 101852330996
    ISBN 109781852330996

    The Moon was likely formed after a Mars-sized body collided with Earth. Our moon is the fifth largest of the + moons orbiting planets in our solar system. Earth's only natural satellite is simply called "the Moon" because people didn't know other moons existed until Galileo Galilei discovered four moons orbiting Jupiter in NASA is focused on an ambitious plan to advance the nation’s space program by increasing science activities near and on the Moon and ultimately returning humans to the surface. NASA Outlines New Lunar Science, Human Exploration Missions. With the Artemis program, NASA will land the first woman and next man on the Moon.

    Dr. Wernher von Braun, John Casani and Dr. James Van Allen inspect components of the Pioneer IV spacecraft on March 1, Apollo 12 commander Charles Conrad Jr. examines the robotic Surveyor 3 spacecraft during his second extravehicular activity (EVA) on the Moon on 20 November Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison Schmitt, Apollo 17 collects.   This list of children’s picture books about the moon is about looking at the moon through an imaginative lens. When reading these children’s books your kids will certainly learn a few facts about the moon, but that is not the focus of these moon books.

      The First Men in the Moon by H.G. Wells First published in book form in , H.G. Wells' The First Men in the Moon tells the story of a scientist and a .   These picture books about the moon are some of my favorites for children. This book list contains both fiction and nonfiction and is a perfect addition to any lesson on astronomy for kids! Follow our Book Lists and Book Sets Pinterest board! * This post was originally published on February 9, and has since been updated.


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Each mission after Apollo 11 set new milestones in space travel and lunar exploration. Only four months after the first human on the moon, Apollo 12 launched. The goal was to further explore the moon’s surface, but one of the mission’s main successes was achieving a much more precise landing on.

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