Space Explorers: 25 Extraordinary Stories of Space Exploration and Adventure by Jackson, Libby

Space Explorers: 25 Extraordinary Stories of Space Exploration and Adventure

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This beautifully illustrated anthology illuminates twenty-five extraordinary stories of space exploration, adventure, and human achievement, from a leading expert in human spaceflight.

Launch Yourself into the Great Unknown.

The universe has always fascinated humans, but only a few have been daring enough to travel beyond the surface of the Earth. From the first man and woman in space to the moon landings to building the International Space Station in orbit, the history of space exploration is filled with peril, bravery, and strokes of genius.

In this beautifully illustrated anthology, spaceflight expert Libby Jackson reveals the best true stories of humankind's thrilling journey to the stars and beyond.

Author: Libby Jackson
Publisher: Aladdin Paperbacks
Published: 08/10/2021
Pages: 192
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.83lbs
Size: 9.15h x 7.83w x 0.85d
ISBN: 9781582707648
Audience: Young Adult


Review Citation(s):
Kirkus Reviews 06/15/2021
Booklist 07/01/2021 pg. 67
School Library Journal 08/01/2021 pg. 101

About the Author
Libby Jackson is one of Britain's leading experts in human spaceflight, having spent over a decade working at the forefront of the field. Space was her childhood passion and after completing degrees in physics at Imperial College London and astronautics and space engineering at Cranfield University, she has worked in the space industry ever since. Libby is passionate about sharing stories of human spaceflight and encouraging young people to follow their passions in life. Libby is the author of Space Explorers and a frequent contributor on television and radio, including Stargazing Live, The Big Think: Should We Go To Mars?, and Astronauts: Do You Have What It Takes?.

Léonard Dupond graduated from Ecole de Condé Paris in 2015. He has since illustrated three books for La Martinière Jeunesse, designed eighteen book covers, and worked for various institutional and commercial clients. Léonard is represented by Agent 002 in France and Garance Illustration Agency in the United States. He currently lives and shares a workspace in Lille, France.