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Written by Ian Graham


ISBN: 978-0-531-12816-9

List Price: $29.00

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A satellite is a small object traveling around something bigger. The Moon is a natural satellite of Earth. A spacecraft launched into orbit around Earth is an artificial satellite. Since Sputnik-1, about 6,000 more satellites have been launched by 40 countries. Nearly 4,000 are still in orbit, and about 1,000 of them are still working. Learn about how we use satellites every day without knowing it to talk on the telephone, watch television, use the internet, predict the weather, navigate the landscape, and run businesses.
Item #: 675847
Imprint: Franklin Watts
Copyright: 2019
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 8 1/2" x 9 1/2"
Pages: 32
Grades: 3 - 12
Ages: 8 - 17
Dewey #: 629.46
  • Full-color cartoon-style illustrations that make the books fun and attractive to reluctant readers
  • A simple timeline providing an easily understood history of the subject
  • Top Tips offer helpful advice on what you should or shouldn’t do in a tricky situation
  • How It Works callouts explain the science behind the technology
  • You Can Do It! callouts describe a simple, safe experiment, or an action you can take to help make the world a better place
  • A helpful glossary and index in each book