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The Resource Mission to Pluto : the first visit to an ice dwarf and the Kuiper belt, Mary Kay Carson ; with photographs by Tom Uhlman

Mission to Pluto : the first visit to an ice dwarf and the Kuiper belt, Mary Kay Carson ; with photographs by Tom Uhlman

Label
Mission to Pluto : the first visit to an ice dwarf and the Kuiper belt
Title
Mission to Pluto
Title remainder
the first visit to an ice dwarf and the Kuiper belt
Statement of responsibility
Mary Kay Carson ; with photographs by Tom Uhlman
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Photographer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Pluto is cold and dark, a distant and mysterious place. For generations after its 1930 discovery, the best Pluto pictures showed just a blurry blob of light. What's going on way, way out there, almost 3 billion miles from Earth? In July 2015 a small spacecraft was set to reveal Pluto to the world. After a journey of nine and a half years, New Horizons was arriving at Pluto
Member of
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG)
Cataloging source
NJQ/DLC
Citation source
Junior Library Guild
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carson, Mary Kay
Dewey number
629.43/54922
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Ages 10-13
  • Grades 5-8
  • 940L
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
QB701
LC item number
C37 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Uhlman, Tom
  • Goldstick, Jennifer
Series statement
Scientists in the field
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • New Horizons (Spacecraft)
  • Space flight
  • Interplanetary voyages
  • Pluto (Dwarf planet)
  • Kuiper Belt
  • Outer space
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Mission to Pluto : the first visit to an ice dwarf and the Kuiper belt, Mary Kay Carson ; with photographs by Tom Uhlman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A long-awaited encounter -- Plutonian dreams -- Built to go the distance -- Sprinting across the solar system -- Up close and personal -- Meet the neighbors
Dimensions
24 x 29 cm
Extent
73 pages
Isbn
9780544416710
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015037656
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations, color photographs
System control number
18822917
Label
Mission to Pluto : the first visit to an ice dwarf and the Kuiper belt, Mary Kay Carson ; with photographs by Tom Uhlman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A long-awaited encounter -- Plutonian dreams -- Built to go the distance -- Sprinting across the solar system -- Up close and personal -- Meet the neighbors
Dimensions
24 x 29 cm
Extent
73 pages
Isbn
9780544416710
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015037656
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations, color photographs
System control number
18822917

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