Sarah Cruddas

The Space Race

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ISBN: 9780241343777
Author : Sarah Cruddas
Published: 2019
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Number of pages: 192
Language: English
Format: Hardback
Blast off with space expert Sarah Cruddas on a journey through human space exploration history, from Apollo Moon landings to plans for living on Mars. Is there life beyond Earth? What will the space jobs of the future look like? What went wrong on Apollo 13? The Space Race answers all of the big questions that kids have about space travel. Astrophysics expert Sarah Cruddas unearths hidden stories behind famous space missions. Space-mad kids will delight in the detail, photographs, and information on each page, and will love seeing diagrams of iconic space suits and the car on the moon. Readers will learn about life during the space age of the sixties, visit other worlds alongside robot explorers, and shoot off to the Moon with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Find out about the space race between American astronauts and Russian cosmonauts, observe what life is like on the ISS, and discover new space nations such as China and the UK. 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. Sarah Cruddas is a space journalist and broadcaster who frequently talks about space on British TV, presenting on Sky News, Channel 5 News, ITV, Channel 4, and the BBC. Internationally, she appears on the National Geographic and Discovery Channels. Sarah writes about the space industry for the BBC, CNN, New Scientist, The Sunday Times, The Royal Aeronautical Society, and The Telegraph. She has worked with the EU, Google, NASA, and The Space Foundation. Sarah is the author of DK findout! Solar System and Do you know about Space?

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