Space Exploration

From the Series Space Innovations

  • Interest Level: Grade 6 - Grade 8
  • Reading Level: Grade 7

For hundreds of years scientists have sought and studied new worlds beyond Earth. Author Ron Miller describes the long, hard trek from the first tentative attempts to fly rocket-powered vehicles, to the first humans to brave traveling beyond Earth’s atmosphere, to the explorers who left their footprints in the soil of the Moon. This history of space exploration will compel you to consider the future of our journey.

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Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 7
Genre Science
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Twenty-First Century Books ™
Language English
Publication Date 2007-08-01
BISACS JNF051000, JNF051040
Dewey 629.41
Graphics 1-color illustrations, Full-color illustrations
Features Activities, Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Experiments, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Sidebars, Source notes, Table of contents, and Timeline

Author: Ron Miller

Ron Miller has worked as a freelance writer and illustrator for more than 30 years. Many of his illustrations appear in magazines like Astronomy and Scientific American. He has also worked on motion pictures and created postage stamps. (One of his stamps is attached to a spacecraft headed for the planet Pluto!) He has also written short stories and novels and has even created a comic book.