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9780778735342

Space colonists : living on new worlds

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How adventurous are you? This exciting book takes us beyond our comfort zone and examines what it might be like to live a lifetime in space. This forward-looking book takes readers from current technology to what innovations in technology are being pursued to support living for years beyond Earth. Amazing artwork illustrates the scientific possibilities of living on the Moon, Mars, or Venus, transportation systems for "sleeper" passengers, rotating megastructures to simulate gravity, and even modifying humans to suit space environments.

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Wadsworth Library - Geneseo J 629.44 JEF (Text)
Children's Nonfiction
52150300471091
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780778735342 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0778735346 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780778735380 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0778735389 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: N.Y., New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Leaving earth -- School for space -- Worlds to colonize -- Builders on the moon -- Lunar science -- Life on the moon -- Destination Mars -- Mars base one -- The new Martians -- Colony in the clouds -- Asteroid miners -- Humans across the solar system -- To the stars?
Summary, etc.:
How adventurous are you? This exciting book takes us beyond our comfort zone and examines what it might be like to live a lifetime in space. This forward-looking book takes readers from current technology to what innovations in technology are being pursued to support living for years beyond Earth. Amazing artwork illustrates the scientific possibilities of living on the Moon, Mars, or Venus, transportation systems for "sleeper" passengers, rotating megastructures to simulate gravity, and even modifying humans to suit space environments.
Target Audience Note:
Age 10-14.
Grade 4 to 6.
Subject: Space colonies > Juvenile literature.
Space colonies.
Genre: Juvenile works.


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