Voyager's greatest hits: the epic trek to interstellar space

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Charlesbridge,
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[2017]
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English
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2017 marks the 40th anniversary of the Voyager mission as the twin space probes that traveled to Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune, now journey beyond our solar system into interstellar space, where no probe has ventured before.Learn the fascinating story of the scientists, how the Voyager probes work, where the probes have been and what they’ve seen, and what they carry on board—including the Golden Record, a recording of sounds and images about life on Earth. Critically acclaimed science writer Alexandra Siy chronicles the ongoing saga of the Voyagers in a lively story full of nail-biting moments, inspiring scientists, and incredible NASA images. An engaging and captivating STEM title that deserves a place in most libraries—School Library Journal STARRED REVIEWA lively, informative, and inspiring story of space exploration—Kirkus ReviewsA timely introduction to the Voyager mission—BooklistIt's an engaging and readily accessible account of a remarkable—and ongoing—scientific success story—Publisher's WeeklyChicago Public Library’s 2017 Best of the Best Books selection
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9781580897280
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subject_facet Outer space -- Exploration, Outer space -- Exploration -- Juvenile literature, Planets -- Exploration, Planets -- Exploration -- Juvenile literature, Voyager Project, Voyager Project -- Juvenile literature
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