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Meet NASA inventor Masahiro Ono and his team's asteroid-harpooning hitcher.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello J 629.435 DEL (Text) 37743002256487 Children Nonfiction Available -
Pike Co PL - Petersburg Main Library j629 OOTW (Text) 38650833368622 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780716661610
  • Physical Description: 48 pages; color illustrations; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: Chicago Illinois : World Book, Inc., [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The leftovers -- Why study the leftovers? -- Inventor feature : the traveler -- Visiting the asteroids -- Stopping in -- Hitching an asteroid -- Inventor feature : growing up -- Big idea : tethers -- Big idea : carbon nanotubes -- Inventor feature : crossing the ocean to reach the stars -- An expensive harpoon -- Playing out the line -- Braking -- Big idea : regenerative braking -- Far from the sun -- A local train in the outer solar system -- Taking off again -- Inventor feature : Icy Moon Cryovolcano Explorer -- Masahiro Ono and his team.
Summary, etc.:
"A volume explaining engineer Masahiro Ono's plan to create a space probe that will be able to hitch itself to an asteroid as the asteroid is traveling through our galaxy"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 5-11.
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Subject: Ono, Masahiro (Aerospace engineer)
Space flight to asteroids > Juvenile literature.
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration > Officials and employees > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Asteroids > Juvenile literature.
Aerospace engineering > Juvenile literature.
Outer space > Exploration > Juvenile literature.

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