How Astronauts Use Math

How Astronauts Use Math

Book - 2010
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When astronauts fly into space to conduct missions, it is made possible because of precise mathematical calculations, from how the spacecraft leaves Earth's atmosphere to how the astronauts pilot the craft. How Astronauts Use Math reveals how designers use math to calculate distance, speed, velocity, and their own safety when creating space-faring vehicles.

Concepts and skills emphasized include: Number Sense and Operations Problem Solving Estimation Measurement Data Analysis Algebraic Thinking Geometry and Spatial Sense.
Publisher: New York : Chelsea Clubhouse, c2010
ISBN: 9781604136104
Characteristics: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm


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