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Beyond: A Solar System Voyage By Michael Benson

Beyond: A Solar System Voyage by Michael Benson

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Since the 1960s, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration has been sending unmanned satellites to explore the planets, moons and sun. These probes have amassed a stunning visual record of other worlds. This book brings together some of the most spectacular of these images that focus on the awesome appearance of these celestial bodies.

Beyond: A Solar System Voyage Summary

Beyond: A Solar System Voyage by Michael Benson

For everyone who's ever wondered what the solar system looks like up close, this definitive collection of space exploration will satisfy your curiosity and inspire your imagination. Since the 1960s, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration has been sending unmanned satellites to explore the planets, moons and sun. These probes have amassed a stunning visual record of other worlds, revealing not one but scores of new frontiers, from rust-red Mars to the ethereal rings of Saturn. In "Beyond", author Michael Benson has pulled together the most spectacular of these images into one volume that focuses on the awesome appearance of these celestial bodies as well as what the photos actually reveal about the place in simple language children will understand. The book includes a glossary and index.

About Michael Benson

Michael Benson is a journalist and maker of documentary films, including the award-winning Predictions of Fire (1995). His work has been published in the New York Times, Rolling Stone, and The Nation, among other publications and he has been a television (CNN) and radio (NPR) reporter.

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GOR011165622
9780810983229
0810983222
Beyond: A Solar System Voyage by Michael Benson
Used - Like New
Hardback
Abrams
2009-01-29
121
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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