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Exploring Space : From Galileo to the Mars Rover and Beyond, Paperback / softback Book

Exploring Space : From Galileo to the Mars Rover and Beyond Paperback / softback

Illustrated by Stephen Biesty

Paperback / softback

Description

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.

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