Exploring Space : From Galileo to the Mars Rover and Beyond Hardback
Illustrated by Stephen Biesty
A fascinating account of space exploration with lavish cross-section illustrations by Stephen Biesty, covering early astronomy, rockets, the Space Race and the future of space-travel. The extraordinary story of space exploration, from Galileo's telescope to the launch of the International Space Station - and beyond!
Martin Jenkins' accessible and wide-ranging narrative covers early astronomy, the history of flight, the Space Race, the day-to-day of astronauts in the International Space Station and the possibility of extraterrestrial life, and considers where future missions might take us.
Stephen Biesty's magnificent cross-section illustrations lay bare the intricate workings of space probes and shuttles, the Mars Curiosity Rover, spacesuits and Soyuz rockets.
Back matter includes a comprehensive timeline and glossary of terms.
With hours' worth of detail to pore over, this is the perfect gift for all space enthusiasts, young or old.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 64 pages
- Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 02/02/2017
- Category: History & the past: general interest (Children's/YA)
- ISBN: 9781406360080