TITLE

At Home in Space

PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 4;10/23/2006, Vol. 69 Issue 6, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the construction of the International Space Station being made by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The space station is a huge science laboratory that orbits the Earth and is expected to be completed by 2010. It weighs 1 million pounds and has four modules that support the life of the crews. Astronauts who will be assigned in the space station must exercise regularly as muscles and bones tend to break down quickly in the absence of gravity.
ACCESSION #
23190001

 

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