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Contents Acknowledgments Note to Readers Time Line 1 Prehistory 1900: Spying on the Heavens Spy the Evening Star Outlining Orbits Build a Telescope CD Spectroscope 2 1900 1950s: Rocketing to Space Blast Off a Rocket Walk to Pluto Go Satellite Watching 3 1960s: Racing to the Moon--and Beyond Map the Moon¿s Surface Work Like An Astronaut Create Kitchen Craters 4 1970s: Probing the Planets Planetary Warm-Up Is It Organic? Parachuting Eggs 5 1980s: Voyage to the Outer Planets Know the Code! Greetings from Earth Kitchen Comet Nucleus 6 1990s: A Telescope in Space and a Rover on Mars Metric Matters 7 2000s: Minor Planets, Major Rings, and Martian Seas Catch and Count a Falling-Star Show Put Together a Probe See Mars in 3-D 8 2010s: Going to Extremes My Mars Mission Make a Mission Patch Field Guide to the Solar System Glossary Resources Web Sites to Explore Books to Read Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Outer space -- Exploration -- Juvenile literature.
Astronomy -- Study and teaching -- Activity programs -- Juvenile literature.