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By Robert Louis Stevenson, Charles Robinson

First released in 1885, Stevenson's verses so really replicate the sentiments of younger children--about being small, the bliss of going up in a swing so excessive, studying one's shadow, happiness and sorrow and dreaming--that they've got by no means ceased to be an important a part of a child's library. Robinson's appealing photographs initially seemed in 1896 within the first illustrated version.

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Inside sealed domes. Factories would create oxygen for breathing from either ice in the soil or from Martian air. Or people would get oxygen from growing plants. In one experiment on Earth, a scientist lived in an airtight room for 15 days with 30,000 wheat plants. The plants took in the carbon dioxide he breathed out and produced oxygen for him to breathe in. Giant mirrors could reflect sunlight to keep the dome at a comfortable temperature. In the distant future, people could place plants around the ice caps at the North and South poles of Mars.

Because there’s no air in space. Astronauts carry oxygen with them. Tiny fans in an attached backpack provide a steady flow of air for breathing. Automatic valves keep the air pressure inside the suit at a comfortable level. Even so, it’s not always easy to move around or do things in the suit. Each one weighs about 300 pounds (136 kg)! Which is the longest-lasting space station? Mir, put into orbit by the Soviet Union on February 20, 1986. For 13 years, groups of astronauts from different countries took turns working and living in Mir.

Because there’s no air in space. Astronauts carry oxygen with them. Tiny fans in an attached backpack provide a steady flow of air for breathing. Automatic valves keep the air pressure inside the suit at a comfortable level. Even so, it’s not always easy to move around or do things in the suit. Each one weighs about 300 pounds (136 kg)! Which is the longest-lasting space station? Mir, put into orbit by the Soviet Union on February 20, 1986. For 13 years, groups of astronauts from different countries took turns working and living in Mir.

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