From the first rockets to leave Earth's atmosphere and the animals that made brave journeys into space, such as Laika the Soviet stray dog, to the first spacewalks and the tragedies of the loss of all crew members of the Challenger and Columbia space shuttles, this book looks at the people, who's part in various space programmes around the world, have helped to push the boundaries of space travel for future generations. Six books that reveal the thrilling journeys, triumphs and disasters that men and women have experienced in the exploration of our universe.
These books examine the mind-blowing technologies involved in space endeavours and tells the all too human stories of some of the key figures.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 32 pages
- Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
- Publication Date: 26/02/2015
- Category: Space (Children's/YA)
- ISBN: 9781445140391