It provides a student researcher an easy-to-use, up-to-date, resource that covers all the basics and "must have" topics, while also providing coverage of related topics (such as emerging space businesses) that are not ordinarily covered in such reference titles.
Why a teacher or Librarian needs this title:
It fully updates and augments the first edition
It is up-to-date information: It covers the end of the space Shuttle Program and the crossroads that the field of science exploration is at in the 21st century
It supports the classroom curricula of astronomy, earth sciences, physical sciences, and space sciences, as well as the history and interconnection of science, technology, and society
It aligns with national and state curricula standards, particularly those related to earth and space sciences, and to science and technology
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Book Description Macmillan Reference USA, 2012. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # INGM9780028662145
Book Description Macmillan Reference USA, 2012. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0028662148
Book Description Macmillan Library Reference, 2012. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 2nd edition. 4 pages. 13.25x10.50x7.50 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0028662148