The Science of Spacecraft

Alex Woolf

The Science of Spacecraft

This fascinating guide to how humans mastered space travel combines fact-packed, easy-to-read text with colourful and quirky illustrations. From the first satellite, Sputnik 1, to the Apollo program and the interstellar probes operated by scientists today, it is an eye-opening introduction to the mechanics and marvels of spacecraft.

Each spread has multiple entry points, including an introductory paragraph, illustrations and side panels such as Fascinating Fact, Can You Believe It?, and Try It Yourself, which provide additional information and handy advice.

About the Author

A published author of over eighty books, mainly for children and young adults, Alex lives in Southgate, North London, with his wife and two children.

Product information

Type: Paperback
Pages: 32
Size: 240 x 212 mm