The Space Race by Sarah Cruddas
Hand Signed by Sarah Cruddas to the Title Page
Hardback 1st Edition
New & Unread
Blast off alongside space expert Sarah Cruddas on a journey through space exploration history, from the Apollo Moon landings to mind-boggling plans for living on Mars. 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. Sarah Cruddas brings to life the hidden stories behind the most famous space missions, before taking the reader on a journey through our space future.
This children's book includes a foreword by NASA astronaut Eileen Collins, the first woman to command a Space Shuttle mission. It also includes fascinating insights from Sarah's interviews with real-life astronauts including Apollo 17's Eugene Cernan and Virgin Galactic Test Pilot Kelly Latimer. Space-mad kids will delight in the detail, photographs and information on each page, and will love seeing intricate diagrams of iconic spaceships, Moon cars and space suits created by artist Mark Ruffle. 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.
About the Author: Sarah Cruddas is a Space Journalist, TV Host and award winning Author. She has an academic background in astrophysics and is a global thought leader in the growing commercial space sector. Sarah is a director at Space for Humanity a US non-profit aimed at democratizing access to space, and a host of the television series Contact on Discovery and Science Channel.
Format: Hardback Edition
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