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The Resource Meet NASA inventor Bruce Wiegmann and his team's solar-wind-riding electric sail, writer, Jeff De La Rosa

Meet NASA inventor Bruce Wiegmann and his team's solar-wind-riding electric sail, writer, Jeff De La Rosa

Label
Meet NASA inventor Bruce Wiegmann and his team's solar-wind-riding electric sail
Title
Meet NASA inventor Bruce Wiegmann and his team's solar-wind-riding electric sail
Statement of responsibility
writer, Jeff De La Rosa
Title variation
  • Solar-wind-riding electric sail
  • Solar-wind-riding electric sail with NASA inventor Bruce Wiegmann
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A volume explaining engineer Bruce Wiegmann's plan to create a space craft that will harness the power of solar wind to propel itself towards the edge of the solar system"--
Member of
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
NJQ/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
De la Rosa, Jeff,
Dewey number
629.47/5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Ages 5-11
  • 960L
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
TL475
LC item number
.S65 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Out of this world
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wiegmann, Bruce
  • Space vehicles
  • Solar sails
  • Solar wind
  • Aerospace engineering
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Meet NASA inventor Bruce Wiegmann and his team's solar-wind-riding electric sail, writer, Jeff De La Rosa
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The solar wind -- The edge of the solar system -- Changes in the heliosphere -- Reaching the heliopause -- The need for speed -- Inventor feature: building a dream -- Electric repulsion -- Big idea: an invisible sail -- Inventor feature: basic research -- Protons and electrons -- Longer wires -- Big idea: spinning the spacecraft -- Inventor feature: inspired by industry -- Electric sail vs. solar sail -- Inventor feature: other interests -- Big idea: keep it simple! -- Outside the ecliptic -- Pushing back the boundaries -- Bruce Wiegmann and his team
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
48 pages
Isbn
9780716661627
Lccn
2017024534
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • ocn989811292
  • (OCoLC)989811292
Label
Meet NASA inventor Bruce Wiegmann and his team's solar-wind-riding electric sail, writer, Jeff De La Rosa
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The solar wind -- The edge of the solar system -- Changes in the heliosphere -- Reaching the heliopause -- The need for speed -- Inventor feature: building a dream -- Electric repulsion -- Big idea: an invisible sail -- Inventor feature: basic research -- Protons and electrons -- Longer wires -- Big idea: spinning the spacecraft -- Inventor feature: inspired by industry -- Electric sail vs. solar sail -- Inventor feature: other interests -- Big idea: keep it simple! -- Outside the ecliptic -- Pushing back the boundaries -- Bruce Wiegmann and his team
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
48 pages
Isbn
9780716661627
Lccn
2017024534
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • ocn989811292
  • (OCoLC)989811292

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