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Author Roland, James.

Title Pluto : a space discovery guide / James Roland.

Imprint Minneapolis : Lerner Publishing Group, [2017].


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PCMS Jumpstart Chapter Non-Fiction  523.4 ROLAND    ---  Available
Description 48 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm
Series Space discovery guides
Contents Pluto: an "icy dwarf"? -- Pluto up close -- New Horizons: inside the spacecraft -- To the Kuiper Belt and beyond.
Summary Did you know that Pluto has mountains, glaciers, and even blue skies? In July 2015 a spacecraft called New Horizons finally reached Pluto almost ten years after it had launched! The spacecraft flew by Pluto to take the first close-up photos of the dwarf planet. When it began sending those photos back to Earth, scientists were amazed by what they saw. Pluto was more fascinating than scientists ever imagined! Read this book to learn more about New Horizons, its long journey to Pluto, and the things scientists learned from the photos of this distant dwarf planet. Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Free Online Content, Full-Color Photographs, Further Reading, Glossary, Index, Sidebars, Source Notes, Table of Contents, Websites.
Audience 4567 Childrens Plus, Inc.
1070 Lexile.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR RL 6.5 1.0 187328 PCMS.
Subject New Horizons (Spacecraft)
Pluto (Dwarf planet)
Solar system -- Kuiper Belt.
ISBN 1512425877

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