Ideal for tempting reluctant readers away from the internet, this fun, accessible book about real-life spaceships offers short chunks of simple text, stunning photographs and detailed diagrams. Space-mad kids can discover how real spacecraft work, and what life is really like as an astronaut. Full of cutaway illustrations of spacecraft, from the Apollo 11 Moon landing craft to the Space Shuttle and beyond, plus comic strips about the excitement and danger of space travel.
A new paperback edition of a popular title in the Usborne Beginners Plus series.
Where does outer space begin? How do rockets work? What do astronauts do all day? This fascinating book for young readers explores the wonders and dangers of space, from the Moon to Mars, the International Space Station and beyond. With colour photographs, easy to read text and internet links to specially selected websites to find out more.