by Nick Hunter


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ISBN-13: 9781410947895
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 07/01/2012
Series: Explorer Tales
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile: IG830L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

About the Author

Nick Hunter has written more than 30 books for young people. He has a degree in Modern History and specializes in writing about history and social studies. Nick enjoys all aspects of pop culture, particularly music from the 1950s to the present day. Before becoming an author, Nick worked in educational publishing for many years. He lives in Oxford, UK with his wife and two sons.

Table of Contents

Journey to the Stars 4

What Is Space? 6

Into Space 8

First Person in Space 10

How Do You Land a Rocket? 12

Man on the Moon 14

"The Eagle Has Landed" 16

The Space Shuttle 18

Living in Space 20

Exploring the Solar System 22

Mission to Mars 24

Life on Other Planets? 26

Timeline 28

Becoming an Astronaut 29

Glossary 30

Find Out More 37

Index 32

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