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The Resource Space tourism, written by Peter McMahon ; illustrated by Andy Mora

Space tourism, written by Peter McMahon ; illustrated by Andy Mora

Label
Space tourism
Title
Space tourism
Statement of responsibility
written by Peter McMahon ; illustrated by Andy Mora
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents the history and future of space travel along with experiments to demonstrate the science behind it
Member of
Summary
Looks at the state of civilian space travel and space tourism today and speculates on the future of the endeavor, with five suggested experiments for readers to build that demonstrate the scientific principles being discussed
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10012676
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McMahon, Peter
Dewey number
629.47
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1160
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Mora, Andy
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Machines of the future
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Space vehicles
  • Space tourism
  • Outer space
  • Space vehicles
  • Space tourism
  • Outer space
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Space tourism, written by Peter McMahon ; illustrated by Andy Mora
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Inside : 5 'build it yourself' experiments"--Cover
  • Includes index
Contents
Go into space today! -- A history of space tourism, part 1 : Trips for the rich -- Living on the International Space Station -- Rocket science 101 : What is gravity? -- Project #1 : Pencil eraser gravity simulator -- A history of space tourism, part 2 : Space trips for all! -- Rocket science 101 : What is zero gravity? -- Project #2 : Zero-G in a laundry basket -- Today's space fleet -- Rocket science 101 : How do rockets work? -- Project #3 : Newton's balloon test engine -- Liftoff in 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 -- Piloting a space plane -- Project #4 : Launch a space vacation plane -- Green space tourism -- Space hotels -- Construction at 300,000 meters -- Project #5 : Inflate a model space yacht -- Solar sails and resorts on Mars
Control code
ocn695980799
Dimensions
23 x 28 cm.
Extent
40 p.
Isbn
9781554533688
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)695980799
Label
Space tourism, written by Peter McMahon ; illustrated by Andy Mora
Publication
Note
  • "Inside : 5 'build it yourself' experiments"--Cover
  • Includes index
Contents
Go into space today! -- A history of space tourism, part 1 : Trips for the rich -- Living on the International Space Station -- Rocket science 101 : What is gravity? -- Project #1 : Pencil eraser gravity simulator -- A history of space tourism, part 2 : Space trips for all! -- Rocket science 101 : What is zero gravity? -- Project #2 : Zero-G in a laundry basket -- Today's space fleet -- Rocket science 101 : How do rockets work? -- Project #3 : Newton's balloon test engine -- Liftoff in 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 -- Piloting a space plane -- Project #4 : Launch a space vacation plane -- Green space tourism -- Space hotels -- Construction at 300,000 meters -- Project #5 : Inflate a model space yacht -- Solar sails and resorts on Mars
Control code
ocn695980799
Dimensions
23 x 28 cm.
Extent
40 p.
Isbn
9781554533688
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)695980799

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