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The Usborne official astronaut's handbook

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781409590743

Publication Date: 1 Jun 2015

Subject: Space

Suitable for: Primary

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Discover how you become an astronaut, the training you must undertake, how you travel into space and what you do when you're up there.

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Summary

Discover how you become an astronaut, the training you must undertake, how you travel into space and what you do when you're up there.

If you long to fly into space, this book is for you. From training tips and spacewalk hints, to instructions on how to go to the toilet in space, it's packed with real-life astronaut knowledge.

With a foreword from ESA astronaut Tim Peake, the first British astronaut to embark on a mission to the International Space Station.

Published in association with the UK Space Agency.

NOTE: Information Book Award Shortlist 2016 (Ages 7-12)

NOTE: Royal Society Young People Book Award Shortlist 2016

Awards
  • Shortlisted - Royal Society Young People's Book Award 2016
  • Shortlisted - Information Book Award 2016
Contents

p4 So you want to become an astronaut?
p6 Are you cut out for space?
p19 Congratulations, you're a space cadet
p55 Liftoff
p76 Your new home
p84 Let's get to work
p112 Down with a bump
p122 A very short history of spaceflight
p124 Glossary
p126 Index

Category
JNF
Subject
Space
Dewey
629.45
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Illustrations
Full colour illus throughout
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Pub. date
1 Jun 2015
Edition
Original
ISBN
9781409590743
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Binding
Stitched
Pages
128
Width
130mm
Height
198mm
Weight
212g
Index
Yes
Contents page
Yes
Glossary
Yes
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