WorldCat Identities

Vogt, Gregory

Overview
Works: 108 works in 278 publications in 1 language and 43,616 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Photographs from space 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: QB681, 523.7
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gregory Vogt
Uranus by Gregory Vogt( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 1,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the surface features, atmosphere, orbit, moons, rings, and exploration of the planet Uranus
Sun by Gregory Vogt( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the rotation, interior, surface features, atmosphere, and exploration of the Sun, including solar wind and the Sun's place in the solar system
Jupiter by Gregory Vogt( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the planet Jupiter and its surface features, atmosphere, rotation and orbit, moons, and more
Neptune by Gregory Vogt( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the orbit, atmosphere, moons, surface features, exploration, and other aspects of the planet Saturn
Saturn by Gregory Vogt( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the orbit, atmosphere, rings, moons, surface features, exploration, and other aspects of the planet Saturn
Pluto by Gregory Vogt( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the surface features, atmosphere, orbit, moon, discovery, and exploration of the planet Pluto
Solar system by Gregory Vogt( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book tells of our solar system, identifying the sun, the planets, the moons, and the comets and asteroids
Space stations by Gregory Vogt( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents examples of space stations and explains how astronauts live and work in them
Mercury by Gregory Vogt( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents information on Mercury, the planet closest to the sun, as it was photographed by the U.S. spacecraft, Mariner 10. Includes a glossary and "Mercury Quick Facts."
Disasters in space exploration by Gregory Vogt( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 783 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Space exploration represents one of the triumphs of the twentieth century, but its story would be incomplete without looking at the disasters that occurred along the way. Vogt discusses the perils of space flight and relates some of the harrowing escapes and full-fledged calamities that have occurred. Even readers well-versed in NASA history may find new material here, as mishaps from the Soviet space program are related as well. Photographs, including many in color, appear on nearly every double-page spread. Despite the tales of adversity, Vogt encourages readers to remember the many successes in space exploration, commenting, "each failure takes us a stop closer to the stars."--Booklist
The space shuttle by Gregory Vogt( Book )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses experiments proposed by high school students that have been performed aboard "Skylab" and gives advice to those interested in similar space research competitions
Asteroids, comets, and meteors by Gregory Vogt( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents information on the different types of celestial matter known as asteroids, comets, and meteors and on what scientists learned from the impact of a comet on the surface of Jupiter
Mars by Gregory Vogt( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents information on Mars, the reddish orange planet, and its exploration by the U.S. spacecraft, Mariner and Viking. Includes a glossary and "Mars Quick Facts."
The Milky Way by Gregory Vogt( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an introduction to the Milky Way galaxy, describing the different types of bodies found there, the movements found within it, and the position of the solar system in the galaxy
Venus by Gregory Vogt( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents information on Venus, including its volcanoes, arachnoids, and pancake domes, as studied by U.S. and Soviet spacecraft. Includes a glossary and "Venus Quick Facts."
Stars by Gregory Vogt( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores how stars form and create energy, including descriptions of black holes, constellations, and the movement of stars
Earth by Gregory Vogt( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents information on the geology, atmosphere, seasons, and orbit of planet Earth
Deep space astronomy by Gregory Vogt( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes various objects in the universe, where they are located, and how we measure and observe them from Earth and with spacecraft
John Glenn's return to space by Gregory Vogt( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details astronaut John Glenn's second flight into space in 1998 and contrasts it with his first flight in 1962, discussing training, equipment, and responsibilities
Landscapes of Mars : a visual tour by Gregory Vogt( Book )

15 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Welcome to the next New World! Take a tour with us of the high-lights. See the landscapes that will greet the first humans to set foot on the Red Planet Like a tourist in a strange and foreign land, experience what this smaller sibling of Earth has to offer its visitors." "You may never visit the Red Planet in person. But you can experience firsthand in these pages its beauty and uniqueness. You can learn about Mars's past, its land, and its soil. You can climb its mountains, and descend into its craters. Like the twin rovers that have been roaming around on the surface, relaying back to us pictures of what they see, you can explore Mars for yourself. And you don't even have to put on a space suit!" "Complementing veteran science writer Gregory Vogt's engrossing text are some of the best images ever taken of Mars recent and past. Some of the images show what we have learned about Mars's interior. Others show us how Mars looks in different "seasons." All inform us of how Mars is similar to, or different from, other planets in the Solar System." "So get ready to begin the exciting visual tour offered in these pages. You really can leave Earth - without leaving your chair!"--book jacket
 
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Alternative Names
Vogt, Greg

Vogt, Greg 1944-

Vogt, Gregory

Vogt, Gregory L.

Vogt, Gregory L. 1944-

Vogt, Gregory L. (Gregory Lowell)

Languages
English (93)

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SunJupiterSaturnPlutoSolar systemSpace stationsMercuryDisasters in space exploration