The Space Race: The Journey to the Moon and Beyond (Hardcover)

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By Sarah Cruddas, Eileen Collins (Foreword by)
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Blast off alongside space expert Sarah Cruddas on a ride-along through space exploration history with interviews from real astronauts!

This children’s space handbook takes you on a journey through the history of space exploration. Unpack space history, its future, and fascinating information on human exploration of our galaxy. This picture book will answer your kid's planet-sized questions.

Suited for space-intrigued 7-9-year old’s who are eager to learn about the galaxy! This children's book includes a foreword by NASA astronaut Eileen Collins, the first woman to command a space shuttle mission. Learn about real-life astronauts, including Apollo 17’s Eugene Cernan and Virgin Galactic Test Pilot Kelly Latimer, who both give us insights about life in space! 

From man's dream on Earth about going into space to man’s first steps on the moon and beyond, satisfy your interest of space by immersing yourself in first-hand thought-provoking stories and jaw-dropping visuals of this high quality, content-rich educational book. 

Read about the hidden stories behind the most famous space missions, before embarking on a journey through our space future. Propelled by recent scientific discoveries and printed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, The Space Race is an essential children's handbook to understanding every aspect of the history, and future, of human space travel.

Track Our Incredible Human Journey Through The Cosmos 

Track our incredible human journey through the cosmos. Delve into 50 years of space exploration with Sarah Cruddas, who shares exciting first-hand experiences of real astronauts and milestone events. 

How did we land on the Moon? What will the space jobs of the future look like? And why did we send a car to space? The Space Race answers all of the big questions that kids have about space travel.

Let your children explore their own questions with factual content that will leave them captivated and perhaps, who knows, want to become an astronaut too someday?

This educational space book takes you on a journey through:

- History of the race to the moon
- Trailblazers in space exploration
- The new space race 
- The future of space innovation

About the Author

Sarah Cruddas is a space journalist and broadcaster with a background in astrophysics. She is frequently seen talking about space on channels such as National Geographic and The Discovery Channel. Sarah specializes in space exploration and has reported on the subject across the world. She is also the author of DK findout! Solar System and Did You Know? Space.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781465481450
ISBN-10: 1465481451
Publisher: DK Children
Publication Date: May 7th, 2019
Pages: 192
Language: English

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