Walker Books

Exploring Space: From Galileo to the Mars Rover and Beyond

Walker Books

Exploring Space: From Galileo to the Mars Rover and Beyond

£9.99

Product Code: WB770

Age: 3y+

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Overview

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.

Paperback: 64 pages

ISBN: 9781406379815

Written by: Martin Jenkins

Illustrated by: Stephen Biesty

Dimensions: 24.9 x 0.7 x 28.9 cm