Space Exploration: Triumphs and Tragedies (Information Plus Reference Series)
By Kim Masters Evans
Number Of Pages: 182 Publication Date: 2008-10-03 ISBN-10: 1414407785 ISBN-13: 9781414407784
Space Exploration: Triumphs and Tragedies is part of the Information Plus Reference Series. The purpose of each volume of the series is to present the latest facts on a topic of pressing concern in modern American life. Space Exploration: Triumphs and Tragedies consists of nine chapters and three appendixes. Each chapter is devoted to a particular aspect of space exploration. For a summary of the information covered in each chapter, please see the synopses provided in the Table of Contents at the front of the book. Chapters generally begin with an overview of the basic facts and background information on the chapter's topic, then proceed to examine subtopics of particular interest. Readers can find their way through a chapter by looking for the section and subsection headings, which are clearly set off from the text. Or, they can refer to the book's extensive index if they already know what they are looking for.