You gateway to space [electronic resource].
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Edition: YOU Gateway to Space.
- Publisher: Cleveland : Media 24 Ltd, 2016.
YOU Gateway to Space 2016 special issue is the perfect collector’s item or gift for space enthusiasts. It includes the epic story of The Space Race between the Soviet Union and the United States, the most amazing rockets, how a spacesuit works, what life is like aboard the International Space Station and what is takes to become an astronaut. We also look at man’s incredible journey to the moon and how humans plan to colonise Mars. Packed with interesting reads and quick facts, YOU Gateway to Space is the ultimate guide to space exploration. The magazine also contains 3D tags and QR codes which link to impressive videos and 3D models to enhance the experience of this great read. Editor THE AMAZING SPACE RACE • People have been determined to see what is beyond our world for ages. Let’s look at how the journey into space became a reality SPACE: A HISTORY EXPLORE SPACE! • Download the Media24 3D app to view amazing 3D models or use a QR Reader app to watch videos or take virtual tours in space! LET’S BLAST OFF! • This is our selection of the coolest carrier rockets ever sent into space 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, LIFTOFF! • Here’s how a rocket launches a capsule into space . . . JOURNEY TO THE MOON POOR LITTLE LAIKA • Meet the mutt who was the first animal to travel into orbit FIRST MAN IN SPACE • Russia picked Yuri Gagarin for the first spaceflight THE MERCURY MEN • The United States’ first man-in-space programme turned its astronauts into stars TIME FOR A WALK • At last humans could travel to space – now it was time to take a few steps THE SOYUZ CAPSULE • The Soyuz capsule has been ferrying astronauts and cosmonauts into space for 49 years HELLO, MOON! MAN ON THE MOON! • The Apollo space programme started off with an unthinkable tragedy, but ended in triumph for the whole planet THE MOON MACHINE • Take a look at the famous Apollo spacecraft and its super powerful Saturn rocket THE MOON BUGGY • The Lunar Roving Vehicle is one of the many vehicles to have explored the moon SUIT UP! • A spacesuit is like a tiny spaceship for one – it provides air to breathe, air conditioning, water to drink and even a built-in loo! THE SUPER SPACESUIT • Let’s take a look at the EMU, NASA’s clothing system designed for spacewalks LIFE IN SPACE REMARKABLE AND REUSABLE • The Space Shuttle was the king of space travel for 30 years SO YOU WANT TO BE AN ASTRONAUT? • Almost 600 people have been trained as astronauts over the years – here’s what you must know if you want to become one A MOTEL IN SPACE ALL IN A DAY’S WORK • Walk with us through the International Space Station and see how the crew lives SPACE AND THE HUMAN BODY TALKING TRASH • Space is full of dangerous litter – and we haven’t yet cleaned up any of it DISASTER! • Being an astronaut can be a dangerous job and over the years there have been many terrible tragedies. Here are some of the most shocking accidents in space history and what scientists learnt from them MEANWHILE . . . IN OUR COUNTRY • South Africa is one of 70 countries that has its own space agency. Here are a few quick facts about our role in space research GAZING AT THE SKY • Once completed the MeerKAT, a giant telescope in the Karoo in South Africa, will help reveal some of the mysteries of space MARS AND BEYOND THE RED PLANET NEXT STOP: MARS! • It’s no longer just a science fiction fantasy – living and working on Mars could become a reality as soon as 2030 THE MARS ROVER MOST POWERFUL ROCKET EVER • NASA’s SLS rocket and Orion capsule will fly us all the way to Mars HOLIDAY WITH A DIFFERENCE • If you have a few...
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