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How Do Space Vehicles Work

Author : Buffy Silverman
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Space vehicles are out of this world! But how do they fly out into space? How do they carry people safely? And what parts do these amazing aircraft have? Find the answers inside this book!

How Do Space Vehicles Work

Author : Buffy Silverman
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Discusses how space vehicles fly into space, passenger safety, and the parts of these amazing machines.

How Do Helicopters Work

Author : Jennifer Boothroyd
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Helicopters can take off from almost anywhere and change directions quickly. They can even hover. But how do they stay in the air? And how do pilots control these special aircraft? Read this book to find out!

How Do Jets Work

Author : Buffy Silverman
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Jets are sleek and powerful. They travel very fast. But how do these heavy planes fly? And how do pilots land them? Read this book to find out!

How Do Parachutes Work

Author : Jennifer Boothroyd
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Parachutes can be used for emergency landings. But they can also be used for flying fun! Who packs a parachute? And how does its light fabric keep you afloat? Discover the answers inside this book!

How Do Hang Gliders Work

Author : Jennifer Boothroyd
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Audisee® eBooks with Audio combine professional narration and text highlighting for an engaging read aloud experience! Would you want to swoop through the air like a bird? Riding a hang glider is a fun way to fly. But a hang glider has no motor. How does the pilot take off? How does the hang glider stay in the air? Learn the answers in this book!

How Do Hot Air Balloons Work

Author : Buffy Silverman
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Hot air balloons are huge and colorful. They're lots of fun to watch. But how do they fly? And how do people control where the hot air balloon goes? Read this book to find out!

The Story of the Space Shuttle

Author : David M. Harland
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In spite of the Challenger and Columbia disasters, the US Space Shuttle, which entered service in 1981, remains the most successful spacecraft ever developed. Conceived and designed as a reusable spacecraft to provide cheap access to low Earth orbit, and to supersede expendable launch vehicles, serving as the National Space Transportation System, it now coexists with a new range of commercial rockets. David Harland’s definitive work on the Space Shuttle explains the scientific contribution the Space Shuttle has made to the international space programme, detailing missions to Mir, Hubble and more recently its role in the assembly of the International Space Station. This substantial revision to existing chapters and extension of ‘The Space Shuttle’, following the loss of Columbia, will include a comprehensive account of the run-up to resumption of operations and conclude with a chapter beyond the Shuttle, looking at possible future concepts for a partly or totally reusable space vehicle which are being considered to replace the Shuttle.

Garbage in Space

Author : Margaret J. Goldstein
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Audisee® eBooks with Audio combine professional narration and sentence highlighting to engage reluctant readers! Did you know that companies and governments send more than one hundred satellites into space every year? And that most of those satellites continue to orbit Earth—even after they have stopped working? More than 500,000 old satellites, pieces of metal, and other bits of junk currently pollute Earth's orbit. And that number is growing. Astronomers, engineers, and politicians all agree that the future of space exploration is in danger if this debris isn't taken care of. But the problem of garbage in space is difficult and expensive to solve. In this book, learn more about this problem and its potential solutions.

Hearings

Author : United States. Congress. House
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