What is it like to live in outer space? On the Shuttle will take you on board!
Barbara Bondar accompanied Discovery crew member and sister Dr. Roberta Bondar for several weeks during the training procedures prior to the IML-1 shuttle mission. With complete insider knowledge, On the Shuttle provides readers with a detailed look into the first International Microgravity Laboratory. This book contains countless interesting facts--from detailed space shuttle components, to maintaining daily hygiene on board.
About the Author
For many years a devoted and innovative teacher and librarian, Barbara Bondar is a specialist in interdisciplinary learning and psycholinguistics. She is the author of over 20 highly praised educational books published in Canada and the United States. She has also written and hosted short educational films for television.
Barbara's sister, Dr. Roberta Bondar, a neurologist and research scientist, became Canada's first female astronaut. A respected academic, Dr. Bondar has co-authored numerous scientific papers and held positions in many institutions of higher learning. In addition to holding degrees in neurology, medicine, neurobiology, experimental pathology and agriculture, she is a qualified private pilot and space flight surgeon.