July 25, 2019 | strande
Lily Lupino yearns to be an astronaut, so when KosmoKidd crash-lands in her Brooklyn kitchen in 1949, she will do almost anything to prove herself to him and his crew.
When the spacesuit of famous astronaut Sally Ride disappears from a traveling exhibit, Amal Farah, daughter of the Air and Space Museum's archivist, and her three friends, are determined to find the culprit before the exhibit is cancelled.
When a misunderstanding lands Ellie, an enthusiastic, bumbling teenager, in the astronaut training program for the first human mission to Mars, she is determined to prove her worth.
Looking forward to joining the new coding club at school so that she can develop her app idea, Lucy is disappointed by the lukewarm reception she receives from the club's other members, who work with her to decipher mysterious coding notes.
Depicts robotic inventions designed by a Scottish recluse and described in sketchbooks recently found in her abandoned castle.
It's Space Week at Camp Dakota! The first team to answer three astronomy riddles will get to attend a top secret "big event." With space ace Angie leading them, team Astro Explorers is a shoo-in for first place. So why is team Star Troopers solving the riddles first? The Astro Explorers had better think fast if they want the big prize.
Sanity and Tallulah live in a space station at the end of the galaxy. When Sanity's illegally created three-headed kitten escapes, the girls have to turn their home upside down to find her.
When her best friend is abducted by an alien doomsday cult, Zita leaps to the rescue and finds herself a stranger on a strange planet. Humanoid chickens and neurotic robots are shocking enough as new experiences go, but Zita is even more surprised to find herself taking on the role of intergalactic hero.
Introduces the relevance of coding and shares down-to-earth explanations about coding principles and real-life stories of women programmers who work at such places as Pixar and NASA.
Design and build your own robots, RC cars, motors, and more with these prize-winning science fair ideas!
Journey from the deepest trenches in the oceans to the farthest humans have ventured into space and learn what it takes to explore the extremes. You might just be surprised by how similar the domains of ASTRONAUTS and AQUANAUTS really are.
Describes the amount of work required to prepare for a career as an astronaut, explaining how travelers to space must learn essential skills in such disciplines as flight, medicine, engineering, and mathematics.
Robots are machines that follow a decision-making process when performing tasks. They are playing an increasing role in manufacturing, agriculture, medicine, mining, and aerospace, as well as in oureveryday lives.
Filled with beautiful full-color illustrations, a groundbreaking compendium honoring the amazing true stories of fifty inspirational women who helped fuel some of the greatest achievements in space exploration from the nineteenth century to today.
Tells the gripping story of four female African-American mathematicians who literally made it possible to launch US rockets--and astronauts--into space.
What does it take to be an astronaut? Excellence at flying, courage, intelligence, resistance to stress, top physical shape -- any checklist would include these. But when America created NASA in 1958, there was another unspoken rule: you had to be a man.
Presents the history of robotics, from the world's earliest mechanized robots to modern machines used in the home, in the military, and in space exploration.
While watching Star Trek on television as a child, Mae Jemison was certain she would one day visit space. As an adult, she made this dream a reality when she became the first black female NASA astronaut.
It was an incredible accomplishment when the United States first put a person on the moon--but without the incredible behind-the-scenes work of NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, such a feat would not have been possible.
Introduces the woman mathematician whose childhood love of numbers led to her prestigious education and contributions at NASA while explaining how her handwritten codes proved essential throughout numerous space missions.
With courage and confidence, Caroline Herschel (1750-1848) becomes the first woman professional scientist and one of the greatest astronomers who ever lived.
This book captures the charming personality of Christa McAuliffe, the teacher who was to be the first civilian in space. Unfortunately, the Challenger never made it past two minutes of its flight.
This inspiring, STEM-focused biography describes the life and influential work of Ellen Ochoa, the first female Hispanic astronaut to go to space.
Sally Ride was more than the first woman in space--she was a real-life explorer and adventurer whose life story is a true inspiration for all those who dream big.
Kathy Sullivan wanted to go everywhere. She loved blueprints and maps. She loved languages and the ocean. She didn't like the question, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" She wanted to explore and do exciting things that girls weren't supposed to be able to do. Only men had the exciting jobs.
The inspiring memoir for young readers about a Latina rocket scientist whose early life was transformed by joining the Girl Scouts and who currently serves as CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA.