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How It Works Book of Space Fourth (2015)

How It Works Book of Space Fourth

English | 2015 | ISBN: 1910439843 | 180 Pages | PDF | 51 MB

Space has fascinated mankind from the earliest days of civilisation, and as we keep scratching the surface of the vast universe in which we live, our sense of awe and wonder continues to grow unabated. Now, with the technological advancements being made by the world’s space agencies, we understand more than ever about the things that are happening beyond our own planet. This new revised edition of the How It Works Book of Space has been updated with more of the latest astronomical advancements, stunning space photography from the most advanced telescopes on the planet, and tantalising glimpses of what the future of space exploration holds. In this bookazine… Everything you want to know about the universe we live in Solar System – Journey from the surface of the Sun, past planets, moons, asteroids and more, towards the edge of our Solar System Exploration – Be inspired by over half a century of space exploration, and take a look at the exciting possibilities the future holds Universe – Explore the furthest reaches of our amazing universe, from the secrets of the Big Bang to the mystery of dark matter Astronomy – How do telescopes work? What’s the weather like in space? Discover the answers to these questions and more Also inside… – Journey through the Solar System – Inside the Sun – Mercury – Venus – Earth – Mars – Jupiter – Saturn – Uranus – Neptune – Pluto – Solar tornadoes – Our amazing Sun – Solar eclipse – Halley’s Comet – Karman line – Gravity-neutral space – Exploring the Moon – First Moon landing – Solar tsunamis – Moonbows – Moonlight – Mercury’s orbit – Neptune’s boomerang moon – Secrets of transits – Weather on Jupiter – Europa – Rings of Saturn – Dwarf planets – Solar System’s outer edge – Planet temperatures – Oort cloud – Planet killers – Astronaut training – Inside a space suit – Space diving – Life in space – International Space Station – Galileo probe – Mars Hopper – Space balloons – Rocket science – Mega rockets