Book Discussion on Exploring Our Solar System

Ms. Ride, America’s first woman astronaut, talked about the book she co-authored, Exploring Our Solar System, published by Crown… read more

Ms. Ride, America’s first woman astronaut, talked about the book she co-authored, Exploring Our Solar System, published by Crown Books for Young Readers. Crown Books is an imprint of Random House. The book outlines what has been learned about our solar system from telescopes and spacecraft. Starting with Mercury and working outward, Ms. Ride describes the nine planets and explains the formation, current conditions, and possibility of life on each. Ms. Ride’s presentation included slides that focus on the characteristics of the planets and their moons. Following prepared remarks, the author responded to questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Exploring Our Solar System

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Los Angeles, California, United States
First Aired:
Dec 6, 2003
Last Aired:
May 28, 2008

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  • Dec 06, 2003 | 9:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 03, 2004 | 11:16am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 17, 2004 | 3:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 09, 2004 | 3:58am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • May 28, 2008 | 8:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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