Synopses & Reviews
With each title of more than 100 full-color pages, Out of This World brings the universe into vivid focus for every young astronomer. Each book includes a unique graphic timeline, biographical sidebars, tables and charts, Websites, and places to visit.
This informative book uncovers a mystery to most of us -- the function of the hundreds of artificial satellites orbiting the Earth. From relaying personal messages to broadcasting news to providing detailed maps to gathering images of other planets, these artificial satellites are vital as we try to understand not just our planet but the universe as well. (128 pp.)