The 100 Year StarshipBook - 2013
In 1992, Dr. Mae Jemison made history by spending eight days in Earth's orbit, making her the first black woman ever to visit space. Twenty years later, Dr. Jemison is pushing space travel forward again with her 100 Year Starship Foundation. In this new True Book series, readers will join Dr. Jemison as she guides them on a tour of our solar system and explains how astronomers have used technology to discover new stars and planets.
Key Features:Engaging text provides insights into space exploration from legendary astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison Timelines illustrate the ways our knowledge of space has changed over time Glossaries explain difficult scientific terms in a way that makes them easy to understand Eye-catching images give readers an up-close look at the far reaches of space Additional content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com
Publisher: New York : Children's Press, 2013.
Branch Call Number: 629.45 JEM J
Characteristics: 48 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 22 cm.
Alternative Title: One hundred year starship