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Description - Exploring Space: From Galileo to the Mars Rover and Beyond by Martin Jenkins

A fascinating account of space exploration with lavish cross-section illustrations by Stephen Biesty, covering early astronomy, rockets, the Space Race and the future of space-travel.

The extraordinary story of space exploration, from Galileo's telescope to the launch of the International Space Station - and beyond! Martin Jenkins' accessible and wide-ranging narrative covers early astronomy, the history of flight, the Space Race, the day-to-day of astronauts in the International Space Station and the possibility of extraterrestrial life, and considers where future missions might take us. Stephen Biesty's magnificent cross-section illustrations lay bare the intricate workings of space probes and shuttles, the Mars Curiosity Rover, spacesuits and Soyuz rockets. Back matter includes a comprehensive timeline and glossary of terms. With hours' worth of detail to pore over, this is the perfect gift for all space enthusiasts, young or old.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781406379815
Format: Paperback / softback
(289mm x 249mm x 7mm)
Pages: 64
Imprint: Walker Books Ltd
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2018
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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