Spring 2021

50 Space Missions that Changed the World

From the Series Beginner's Guide to Space

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Since the first space mission in 1957, there have been many pivotal missions that have made new discoveries and pushed the boundaries of our knowledge. Revisit 50 milestone missions including Voyager’s Grand Tour, Apollo 8 and the first crewed mission to orbit the Moon, Valentina Tereshkova (the first woman in space), the first weather satellite, the first communication satellite that brought live television to the world, and even spy satellites! This collection includes missions from Europe, Russia, China, India, the U.S., Canada, and more.

Format Your Price Add
978-1-4595-0626-8
$19.99
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Browseable Nonfiction, Science, STEM, STEM: Space Science
Copyright 2020
Publisher James Lorimer and Company Ltd., Publishers
Imprint Formac
Language English
Number of Pages 80
Publication Date 2021-01-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF051040, JNF051010, JNF051190
Dimensions 8.5 x 8.5
Lexile 1020

Author: John A. Read

John A. Read is a telescope operator at the Burke-Gaffney Observatory, and sits on the board of directors at the Halifax Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.