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Voyages: Space

Voyages: Space


Kingfisher Voyages

Mike Goldsmith; Sally Ride




Join Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, who will be your guide as you explore the mysteries of the universe. Look at planets, stars, meteors, comets, black holes, and our very own planet Earth. Find out what it takes to train and be an astronaut and discover what it feels like to break through Earth's atmosphere. Learn what's inside the space shuttle and investigate the other planets and moons in our solar system. Finally, consider what surprises other galaxies might hold in this dynamic look at the world of space exploration.

Praise for Voyages: Space

“This nice spiral-bound book is designed for heavy use and is extensively illustrated primarily with photographs.” —Children's Literature

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Mike Goldsmith; Sally Ride

Dr. Mike Goldsmith has a Ph.D. in astrophysics and studies the philosophy of time and space. He is the head of acoustics at the United Kingdom's National Physical Laboratory. An author of more than twenty nonfiction books for children, he was nominated for the Aventis Prize for Science, Junior Section.

Sally Ride became the first American woman in space in 1983, when she flew aboard the space shuttle Challenger on NASA's seventh space shuttle mission. Over her career as an astronaut she has logged more than 343 hours in space. She is a professor at San Diego University and the Director of the California Space Institute. Sally Ride lives in southern California.

Dr. Mike Goldsmith

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Sally Ride


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