Floating In Space

Paperback | January 3, 1998

byFRANKLYN M. BRANLEY

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Don't jump!

If you're on the space shuttle, that is. Astronauts never jump in space. They usually drink out of straws, and they lift tons of equipment as if it were light as air. Find out more in this information-packed voyage into space.

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Combining great stories, lively illustrations and clear, informative facts, the two-level Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out-Science series offers step-by-step explanations of basic concepts and provides activities at the end of each story. The marvels of outer space are the subject of this Stage Two book, Floating in Space. Franklyn M. Branley d...

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Don't jump!If you're on the space shuttle, that is. Astronauts never jump in space. They usually drink out of straws, and they lift tons of equipment as if it were light as air. Find out more in this information-packed voyage into space.

Franklyn M. Branley was Astronomer Emeritus and former Chairman of the American Museum-Hayden Planetarium. In 1960, he originated the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. Dr. Branley was the author of over 150 science books for children.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 8 × 10 × 0.08 inPublished:January 3, 1998Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064451429

ISBN - 13:9780064451420

Appropriate for ages: 5 - 9

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Combining great stories, lively illustrations and clear, informative facts, the two-level Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out-Science series offers step-by-step explanations of basic concepts and provides activities at the end of each story. The marvels of outer space are the subject of this Stage Two book, Floating in Space. Franklyn M. Branley describes how astronauts function in space and explores what it means to have no gravity and travel so quickly. Fun and detailed cartoon illustrations are the work of True Kelly.