McCarthy, Cecilia Pinto

Engineering the International Space Station

(3) 4-6 Building by Design series. McCarthy details how the International Space Station (ISS) became an engineering reality through international cooperation. She traces its history from inception to 2018 and includes discussions of the project's purpose, construction module-by-module, setbacks, astronauts' day-to-day activities, and knowledge gained from its success. Stock photographs, diagrams, direct quotes, and sidebars add clarity. "Fast Facts" and critical thinking questions are appended. Reading list. Glos., ind.


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