Women of Space by Laura S. Woodmansee
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Women of Space
By Laura S. Woodmansee

Women of Space

Cool Careers on the Final Frontier

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Women of Space by Laura S. Woodmansee

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There are all kinds of cool careers in space exploration! Astronauts are the superstars of space, but there are thousands of other women and men behind the scenes who make space exploration possible. This book is for girls, young women, and anyone else interested in learning about exciting careers in space exploration. Take a ride with Laura S Woodmansee and find out what it's like to be a woman of space. Would you like to know what it's like to be a space scientist searching for life beyond Earth? An engineer designing a spacecraft to send to Mars? Or an artist who creates beautiful space paintings and illustrations? Find out about these careers and more. You can be an accountant, a security officer, a pilot, a doctor, a biologist, a mission control worker, outreach educator, a teacher, a science writer, or anything else. They are all needed in space exploration. You don't have to be an astronaut to work in space. You can do anything you want! Read about how you can get involved in space exploration today. Join the club of cool space explorers who love what they are doing and wouldn't trade their career for a million pounds! For the next generation of explorers, this book is more than just career advice. It is packed with interesting stories from women all over the planet who are doing what they love! The CD-ROM features: Exclusive video interviews with Mars Pathfinder Engineer Donna Shirley, Astro-Mom Lori Garver, and Aerospace Engineer Leslie Wickman; Listen to the music of the galaxies: an exclusive audio interview with Astrophysicist & Celestial Musician Fiorella Terenzi; "Women in Science: Mentors at NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab" (NASA video); Brochures on various space careers (Adobe Acrobat format).

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781894959032
ISBN-10: 1894959035
Format: Paperback
(180mm x 260mm x 12mm)
Pages: 198
Imprint: Apogee Books
Publisher: Collector's Guide Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2003
Country of Publication: Canada

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Author Biography - Laura S. Woodmansee

Laura S. Woodmansee is a science journalist. She is the author of "Sex in Space" and "Women Astronauts."

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