New PDF release: Space Disasters (Disasters Up Close)

By Michael Woods

ISBN-10: 0761339779

ISBN-13: 9780761339779

ISBN-10: 082256775X

ISBN-13: 9780822567752

Air mess ups is a part of the mess ups Up shut sequence. It explores what air mess ups are, why they take place, and the way failures resembling the Hindenburg Crash of 1937, the Concorde Crash of 2000, and Sep 11 have impacted people's lives.

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Org/newshour/bb/science/columbia/ (August 27, 2006). Reichhardt, Tony. Space Shuttle: The First 20 Years. New York: Dorling Kindersley, 2002. Rense, Jeff, ed. com. 2003. htm (September 1, 2006). Spignesi, Stephen J. The 100 Greatest Disasters of All Time. New York: Kensington, 2002. Further Resources BOOKS Bortz, Fred. Catastrophe! Great Engineering Failure-and Success. New York: W. H. Freeman and Company, 1995. Bortz explains the Challenger disaster and five other engineering failures. Briggs, Carole S.

Luckily, there was no disaster this time. Discovery safely completed its mission. But because of the insulation problem, NASA grounded the shuttles again until 2006. 40 This radar image from the National Weather Service shows Columbia breaking } up and spreading debris over Texas. 41 Many of the search workers were NASA employees. Others worked for state governments. Ordinary people also helped. For instance, some restaurant owners gave food and drinks to recovery workers. Some people told NASA about debris that had fallen in their backyards and on their streets.

Meal aboard the ISS. 32 The Hubble Space Telescope orbits Earth and sends back images of faraway objects to scientists. Space shuttle Discovery went on a repair } mission to Hubble in 1993. } Construction began on the ISS in 1998 and is expected to take twelve years to complete. It is being built in stages. Space shuttles bring equipment and new parts from Earth to construct and expand the station. Astronauts wearing space suits are the construction workers. They fasten parts of the space station together during space walks.

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