Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.
Bringing the night sky closer with telescopes -- Making rockets fly farther and higher -- Orbiting earth with satellites -- Sending people into space -- Putting people on the moon -- Exploring the solarsystem with space probes -- Building reusable spacecraft -- Putting telescopes in space -- Exploring planets with rovers -- Living and working in space -- Building reusable rockets 00 Planning for deep space travel.
"This great STEM book has statistics, timelines and innovation timelines that profile the Space industry and 12 technological breakthroughs that have changed history and our society. Readers get tech information along with mini biographies and social history featuring: contributing factors, key players, and effects on our world. Organized chronologically on a timeline with backmatter and an almanac of additional fun facts that fill in the gaps between major technological breakthroughs." -- Amazon.