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Satellites / Steve Parker.

Parker, Steve, 1952- author. (Author).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
APLS-Decatur J 629 PAR (Text) 34207002033869 JN Available -
APLS-Geneva J 629.46 PAR (Text) 34207002002146 GJN Available -
Westfield Washington Public Library - Westfield j629.46 Parker (Text) 78292000353108 Children's Non-Fiction Book Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781625880796
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
  • Publisher: Mankato, Minnesota : Smart Apple Media, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- The Sputnik shock -- The first satellites -- Comsats -- Naviation -- Earth imaging -- Weather satellites -- Research satellites -- Telescopes in space -- Hubble's eye -- Interstellar lookers -- Satellite orbits -- Future satellites -- Tech files and glossary.
Summary, etc.: Satellites discusses how manmade orbiters have changed our lives in countless ways, from supplying weather forecasts to navigating city streets and revolutionizing how we see the world and the universe. Easytoread text is packed with sidebar features and illustrated with gorgeous photography depicting technologies, planets, stars, and much more.
Explores the history of man-made satellites.
Subject: Artificial satellites > Juvenile literature.
Rocketry > Juvenile literature.
Artificial satellites.
Rocketry.

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