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Astronauts
     

Astronauts

by Giles Sparrow
 
More than half a century ago, a spectacular space race captured the attention of the world. Pioneering astronauts set and broke records at a breakneck pace as they tested new technologies designed to defy Earth's gravity and land on the Moon. While tragedies sometimes eclipsed their many accomplishments, astronauts can now live comfortably in orbit for long periods of

Overview

More than half a century ago, a spectacular space race captured the attention of the world. Pioneering astronauts set and broke records at a breakneck pace as they tested new technologies designed to defy Earth's gravity and land on the Moon. While tragedies sometimes eclipsed their many accomplishments, astronauts can now live comfortably in orbit for long periods of time, and the advent of space tourism looms. Astronauts illustrates our continued efforts at exploring the harsh-yet intriguing-environment of space.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780836872828
Publisher:
Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP
Publication date:
07/30/2006
Series:
Gareth Stevens Secrets of the Universe Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
7.75(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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