There is no gravity in space. The North Star never changes its position in the sky. Earth's shadow causes the phases of the moon. You may have heard these common sayings or beliefs before. But are they really true? Can they be proven using science? Let's investigate seventeen statements about space and find out which ones are right, which ones are wrong, and which ones still stump scientists! Find out whether astronauts really landed on the moon! Discover whether it's true that the same side of the Moon is always dark! See if you can tell the difference between fact and fiction with Is That a Fact?
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Gregory L. Vogt began his professional career as a science teacher. He later joined NASA's education programs, teaching students and teachers about space exploration. He works in outreach programs for the Kennedy Space Center. He is also the principal investigator for an educational grant with the National Space Biomedical Research Institute. Vogt has written more than seventy science books for children.
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Book Description Lerner Publications, 2010. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110822590824