DK Eyewitness Books: Space Exploration: Blast into Space and Hitch a Ride on the Earliest Rockets and the Latest Probes (Paperback)
Have you been dreaming about exploring the great mysteries of space? Do you see yourself aboard the next space mission? Have you always wondered about what lies beyond our planet?
Learn how rockets work, find out about the various missions to the Moon and Mars, and know about all the rovers and landers with Eyewitness Space Exploration. Train with the astronauts to find out about the equipment they use to work in space.
Trace the evolution of spacesuits and know how many components they have and how much they weigh. Share a meal with the astronauts and see how they carry on their day-to-day tasks in zero gravity. Follow the various spacecraft in space – from distant explorers such as Voyager to sample-gathering rovers on Mars, such as Curiosity.
Eyewitness Space Exploration is now more interactive and colorful than ever with new infographics, statistics, facts, and timelines.
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About the Author
Carole Stott has 20 years of experience as an astronomer, and has served as the curator of astronomy and the head of the observatory for the Royal Observatory in England. She is the author of Eyewitness: Space Exploration, Eye Wonder: Space, I Wonder Why Stars Twinkle, and Celestial Charts: Antique Maps of the Heavens.