Facts from Space!: From Super-Secret Spacecraft to Volcanoes in Outer Space, Extraterrestrial Facts to Blow Your Mind!

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Facts from Space!: From Super-Secret Spacecraft to Volcanoes in Outer Space, Extraterrestrial Facts to Blow Your Mind! by Dean Regas

Synopsis: A guided tour through the universe–and beyond!

From the sun’s super-hot core to the many moons of Neptune, we’re traveling to the far reaches of our solar system and beyond! Astronomer Dean Regas presents Facts from Space!–an exciting education on everything outside our atmosphere. Inside, you’ll discover space facts and celestial trivia, including:

  • A day on Venus is longer than its year.
  • Early space missions ejected human waste into space, where it froze into intricate crystals that still float in space today.
  • After being in space, some astronauts returned to Earth up to 2 inches taller than when they left.
  • The stars in the Big Dipper are shifting among themselves and will look like a “Big Spatula” by the year 75,000.
  • And more!

Packed with fascinating information, it’s a stellar read for sci-fi fans and at-home astronomers alike!

Published: October 2016 | ISBN-13: 978-1440597015

Author’s Homepage: http://www.cincinnatiobservatory.org/deanregas/about-dean-1/
Author’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/DeanRegas

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[Image Credit: http://www.cincinnatiobservatory.org/pages/deanregas/image/Facts%20From%20Space-20.jpg ]

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