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Space : From Sputnik to the International Space Station, Hardback Book

Space : From Sputnik to the International Space Station Hardback



Journey to the moon and beyond! A beautifully illustrated and entertainingly informative history of space travel. Certain to fuel young readers curiosity about all things related to space, this gorgeous and information packed book chronicles human exploits beyond Earth. After introducing readers to the basics of every rocket, regardless of size or purpose, it delves into a wide variety of significant moments and concepts around the history of space exploration:The stories of Sputnik, the X-15 and the race to space;How we measure distance in the universe; what makes up an astronaut's suit. The Saturn V launch vehicle. The Apollo 11 moon landing. Space shuttles and international space stations. Mars exploration. The possibilities of extraterrestrial life - myth and fact. Filled with full-page spreads featuring the author's signature retro-futurist drawings, this colorful and enlightening book will keep readers fascinated for hours on end, while igniting a lifelong passion for the endless possibilities of our cosmos.


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