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Disasters in space exploration

Gregory Vogt

Disasters in space exploration

by Gregory Vogt

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Published by Millbrook Press in Brookfield, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space vehicle accidents -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 70) and index

    StatementGregory L. Vogt
    GenreJuvenile literature
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL867 .V64 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination72 p. :
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15353702M
    ISBN 100761319204
    LC Control Number00069189
    OCLC/WorldCa45784628

    orbital and deep-space exploration. From Apollo 8's. first view of a fractured, tortured landscape of craters on the 'dark side' of the Moon to the series of cliff-hanger crises. aboard space station Mir, they include moments of. extraordinary heroic achievement as well as episodes of terrible. human cost. Among the astronauts and cosmonauts. At Heaven's Door-Testing the Limits --Rockets Away-Escape from Earth --Man in Space-The Glory Days --Retreat to Earth-Cancellations Galore --New Horizons-The Ongoing Quest. Other Titles: Space exploration and disasters: Responsibility: edited by Richard Russell Lawrence. More information: Table of .

    Digital Books. Use these digital books to provide your students with essential information about natural disasters while keeping their interest with interactive pictures. With the endless amount of books on this topic, you could use a digital book to cover each essential topic with your students. Eyewitness: Natural Disasters. Read "The Mammoth Book of Space Exploration and Disaster" by Richard Russell Lawrence available from Rakuten Kobo. In the words of those who trod the void and those at mission control, here are over 50 of the greatest true stories of s.

      Space exploration is dangerous. Just ask the astronauts and cosmonauts who do it. They train for safe space flight and the agencies who send them to space work very hard to make conditions as safe as possible. Astronauts will tell you that while it looks like fun, space flight is (like any other extreme flight) comes with its own set of dangers. In Space Systems Failures, David Harland (here working with co-author Ralph Lorenz) describes the many quite fascinating tales of woe involving failures of rockets, satellites and deep space missions in his inimitable style, providing a unique insight into the trials and tribulations of exploration .


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Vogt. The summary of this book is all about disasters that happen before or while landing a jet/plane/rockets.

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This book is really a collection of excerpts from autobiographies, memoirs and from what I can tell post mission debriefings/5(2). The space shuttle Challenger disaster that occurred on Janumarked one of the most devastating days in the history of space exploration. Just over a minute after the space shuttle lifted off, a malfunction in the spacecraft’s O-rings—rubber seals that separated its rocket boosters—caused a fire to start that destabilized the.

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