Usborne Official Astronaut's Handbook - Handbooks (Paperback)
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Usborne Official Astronaut's Handbook - Handbooks (Paperback)

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Paperback 128 Pages / Published: 01/06/2015
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A funny and fascinating how-to guide for budding astronauts, providing a crash course on what it takes to travel into space. Answers all the big questions about space travel, from "How do rockets work?" and "What do astronauts do all day?" to "How do you go to the toilet on a spaceship?" Explores the technology that astronauts use, from space suits to Soyuz spacecraft, and scientific experiments on the International Space Station, and includes internet links to recommended websites to find out more. With a personal message by the British European Space Agency astronaut, Tim Peake, who spent six months on the International Space Station in 2016, and exclusive insights from the UK Space Agency and ESA who have provided expert advice on this book.

Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781409590743
Number of pages: 128
Weight: 214 g
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 10 mm


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A fascinating guide for budding astronauts. * The Guardian *
A fun, fact-packed and practical guide to launching your interstellar career! * BookTrust *
A great non-fiction book, full of information for all space lovers. The children found it fun to read as well as educational due to the illustrations and funny comments. It would certainly appeal and inspire children. * Practical Preschool and Primary Teacher *
A superb book all about how to become an astronaut... There's a lot of humour in it, and it's full of those little details that just make a book special. * Royal Society Young People's Book Prize 2016 *
An engaging read which will reward repeated reading and enkindle awe for man's greatest achievement, reaching for the stars. * Carousel *

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