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Usborne Official Astronaut´s Handbook

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Description for Usborne Official Astronaut´s Handbook Paperback. Discover how you become an astronaut, the training you must undertake, how you travel into space and what you do when you're up there. With a foreword from ESA astronaut Tim Peake, the first British astronaut to embark on a mission to the International Space Station. Published in association with the UK Space Agency. Series: Handbooks. Num Pages: 128 pages, full colour illustrations throughout. BIC Classification: 4KHJ; 5AK; YNTS. Category: (JC) Children's (6-12). Dimension: 200 x 130 x 12. Weight in Grams: 212.
A funny and fascinating how-to guide for budding astronauts, providing a crash course on what it takes to travel into space. Answers all the big questions about space travel, from “How do rockets work?” and “What do astronauts do all day?” to “How do you go to the toilet on a spaceship?” Explores the technology that astronauts use, from space suits to Soyuz spacecraft, and scientific experiments on the International Space Station, and includes internet links to recommended websites to find out more. With a personal message by the British European Space Agency astronaut, Tim Peake, who spent six ... Read more

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About Louie Stowell
Louie Stowell has written dozens of non-fiction and story titles for Usborne, on everything from space science and coding to the human body and, now, politics. She is now Editorial Director at Ladybird, Penguin Random House and is currently working on four children's fantasy novels.

Reviews for Usborne Official Astronaut´s Handbook
A fascinating guide for budding astronauts.
The Guardian
A fun, fact-packed and practical guide to launching your interstellar career!
A great non-fiction book, full of information for all space lovers. The children found it fun to read as well as educational due to the illustrations and funny comments. It would certainly appeal and inspire children. ... Read more

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