The Complete Guide to Space Exploration (Lonely Planet Kids)

by Lonely Planet Kids (Author)

The Complete Guide to Space Exploration (Lonely Planet Kids)
Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade

Prepare for blast-off! The Complete Guide to Space Exploration is your intergalactic ticket to the greatest journeys ever undertaken by humankind: the exploration of the universe. From the first telescope to the prospect of space tourism in the future, learn all about the history, achievements, practicalities, technology and future of space travel.Meet the world's first astronaut, witness the launch of the first-ever spacecraft, Sputnik, and leave the first boot-print on the moon with Neil Armstrong. Then, learn about the International Space Station, see rovers take pictures of other worlds, find out how to land on an asteroid or comet, and join the search for life on other planets.

Want to know when you'll be able to book a ticket into space? Explore the possibilities of space tourism and get a preview of what it would be like to eat, sleep, and vacation in outer space.

Discover the possibilities of visiting another planet and see what the spacecraft that would take you there would look like.Explore space with infographics, maps, and illustrations, plus spectacular photos from NASA, the European Space Agency and the Hubble Telescope.

Get ready to embark on an interstellar journey that you'll never forget.About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travelers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!


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Kate Baker is a writer and editor of children's books for all ages on subjects ranging from history and travel, to natural history and mythology. Her books include previous Lonely Planet Kid's titles: A Place Called Home, Love Around the World and Wild in the City.
Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9781838690878
Lexile Measure
N/A
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Lonely Planet
Publication date
September 20, 2020
Series
Lonely Planet Kids
BISAC categories
JNF002000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Adventure & Adventurers
JNF058000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Travel
JNF051040 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Science & Nature | Astronomy
Library of Congress categories
Outer space
Astronautics
Exploration

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